Dating professionals with herpes
Sharing their stories: Jenelle Marie Davis (left), 33, has interviewed 12 men and women who are living with herpes, including 41-year-old Veronnica (right), in the hopes of eradicating stigma surrounding the disease Positive changes: After they were diagnosed with the sexually transmitted disease, both Sarit (left), 26, and Lucas, 46, (right) realized that they shouldn't feel like less of a person because they have herpes Jenelle, who candidly speaks about her own diagnosis at 16-years-old, wants others to know that the people she has spoken with for the project come from a variety of professions and can easily be someone you know.The men and women Jenelle spoke with were asked to name two things they would want others to know about living with herpes, and many of them wanted to make it clear that they are still the same people they were before they were diagnosed. HFriends/ (Yahoo Group) (Meetup Group)From their Website: Austin H Friends is a support/social group for meeting people with herpes.
You may think that, as an individual with herpes, your dating life is over.This isn’t true, as there are plenty of other people with this condition that are out there going on all kinds of dates.You can be one of these people, especially if you live in New York City.'I want to pitch people's personal stories because I think a lot of the time you get anonymous stories, but then nobody knows that's your neighbor.That's someone you care about,' the 33-year-old from told Daily Mail Online.
This pamphlet will explore ways of feeling more confident in discussing herpes in the context of a sexual relationship.