Understanding Herpes: Insights from an OBGYN
Living with herpes can be challenging and overwhelming, but it's important to remember that you're not alone. In a recent interview, we had the opportunity to speak with Dr. John Martin, an experienced OBGYN, who shared valuable insights about herpes, its impact on pregnancy, and how individuals can navigate this diagnosis. Join us as we delve into the conversation and gain a better understanding of herpes from a medical professional's perspective.
Don't Blame, Educate:
Dr. Martin emphasize…
The Secret Society: An Online Support Group for Herpes Community
Finding out you have herpes can be a difficult and isolating experience. When Alexandra, the founder of The Secret Society was first diagnosed, she felt alone and without support. That's why she created The Secret Society, an online support group for people living with herpes.
The Secret Society is a place where people from all over the world come together to find support, make friends, and talk about their herpes journey. It's a safe space where people can be open and honest without fe…
Accepting My Flaws and a Herpes Diagnosis - There Is More than Just Herpes
Being Promiscuous Will Get You a Herpes Diagnosis
Being Diagnosed with Herpes Later in Life (40s, 50s, 60s,...)
It's easier to be diagnosed with herpes in your 20's. It's easier to get diagnosed with herpes in your 50's. These are all things I hear on a weekly basis. We always think the grass is greener on the other side.
The Day I Got Diagnosed with Genital Herpes Was the Worst Day of My Life: Oh Sh*T Anniversary pt.5
What Life with Herpes Looks like for 11 Years - Oh Sh*T Anniversary Pt.5
Something Was Wrong but I Didn't Think It Was Herpes - Oh Sh*T Anniversary Pt.1
Eleven years ago I was diagnosed with genital herpes.
Afraid to Get Herpes: Here’s What to Do
Before getting herpes or a STD/STI I was terrified of getting one, especially herpes. I mean look at what the stigma says about people who have herpes. They are disgusting, they have slept around, they are whores that got this because they did something wrong and now they are paying for it and it can go on and on. Obviously I don’t beige this stigma and neither should you.
In case you didn’t know I was actually a sexual educator back in high school. I went through training organized by Plann…
Herpes Dating Stories: What You Really Need to Know when Disclosing
Now that we have herpes one of the biggest fears is disclosing to a partner. I know this was my big fear and why I stayed the the guy I got herpes from for 2 years. I was so paralysed with fear of the rejection that I didn’t think anyone would ever want to date me because I was used goods. In fact this is the number one question I get from you all, whether it be in our weekly support groups or in DM’s or in the comments. The fear of disclosing just stops us.
Let me just get to the point ther…