Herpes dating site reviews
Even knowing when to tell a prospective boyfriend about herpes is tough.
"It's confusing, because you don't know when the right time is to tell somebody.
"I would have been happy to have had just one person to unload everything I was feeling," he says.
"Instead I found more than 500.""Charlotteh" was started two years ago by Pam - who, like John, doesn't want her last name used.
A big part of STD Internet groups is social outings. "When we go on outings, we don't put a sign up in the hallway saying, 'Meeting of the Charlotte herpes club,'" Pam said, "Once we went to dinner and there were 30 of us and the hostess asked, 'What's the special occasion?
One site, H2Ofriends.com, lists events for people with herpes in some 40 cities, from San Francisco, California, to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. ' My friend said, 'We're the Charlotte pottery club!
(Watch how daunting dating can be for those with STDs )"I went on Craig's List and posted a note that said, 'I live in Charlotte, North Carolina, and I'm a decent professional man, and I've ended up with this.' Someone then contacted me and said, 'Have you heard of Charlotteh?
'"Once John joined - part support group, part dating site for people with herpes - everything changed.
Now, people with sexually transmitted diseases have a growing number of specialty dating websites to choose from.She discovered she had herpes, and dating had become difficult."I'm 27, working on a Ph.D., own a second home, I have a master's degree, but when I go into a relationship, I bring this with me, and that's hard," she says.Once she told men she was dating about herpes, many ran in the opposite direction."One guy, I thought he was Mr. But then when I told him that I had herpes, he said, 'Forget my phone number, forget my address,' and he blocked me from being able to message him on the computer," she says.Jennifer joined atlantahclub.com, another site for people with herpes.