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115: How Long Does A Herpes Outbreak Typically Last

https://youtu.be/sR4YnaVuIFw

Ok let’s get right to it. When we get outbreaks we want them gone ASAP!

Why? Because they hurt...duh and they bring up all of the bad stuff that we’ve either not processed or that we’ve forgotten about. Outbreaks are time that we go back and remember that ex or get mad at ourselves for that one night stand and they create anxiety and even depression.

So the faster we can get the outbreak heald then we can get back to our normal beautiful life and not thinking abo…

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Types of Lube That Impact Your Herpes Outbreaks

https://youtu.be/pY1FZp87Wss   Today we’re going to talk about something fun. We’re going to talk about Lube!!!! When we hear about out herpes diagnosis we immediately go into the mindset that we’ll never have a sex life again or that sex can’t be a positive thing in our life. Herpes will only have an impact on your life and sex life if you let it. So let’s not let it! Sound good? Lube’s an important part about sex and we spend so much time talking about ways to prevent passing herpes to your …

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Healing From The Herpes Criticism with Alexandra Harbushka

Life With Herpes

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Herpes jokes, are they funny?

Well yes, they can be funny but they’ve gone too far. It also is a time for us to reflect and think that there’re times when we say a funny joke or comment it can be offending someone even though it was never our intention. We can use this as a time to reflect. But back to the degrading herpes jokes throughout the media or from our social groups. They can make us, people living with herpes, feel uncomfortable and even…

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Wondering If It's Herpes? Here's How You Can Get Treated.

Life With Herpes

https://youtu.be/MsOHGQfjvi8 Hi guys! I’m as always excited to be here with you. Today I’ve discovered a great solution for us!!! Get ready to get excited! The moment we think we have herpes we begin to panic. Rember what that’s like? I sure do. We either feel something down there, or feel like the flu is coming on, or worse we see something. The next thing that happens is the “oh $h*t” moment! We usually know it’s herpes but we’re in total denial. The number one thing we want…

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Herpes Outbreak Triggers

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Everyone Has Their Own Trigger For Herpes Outbreaks.  

Obviously, if we have herpes we want to do everything in our power to prevent another outbreak. Right?

Of course, as I’ve discussed time and time again, we’re all different. Some people will get an initial outbreak and then never have another one. Some people are asymptomatic and either they don’t know they have herpes or justs never have outbreaks. And others get them all the time. Now, I don’t know how some people can be asymptomatic…

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110: Dating, Falling In Love and Married With Herpes With Alexandra Harbushka

Life With Herpes

 

This episode is all about our story from dating, to falling in love and getting married. And of course, there's that little thing called herpes. We wanted to share our journey so that you can use it as a reference for your relationship. Bill talks about what it's like to be married to someone with herpes and what our journey is like.

We share all our secrets and talk everything from sex to life and friendship.

This is pretty personal so I hope you enjoy. Remember, herpes can…

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111: Hookups and Herpes with Alexandra Harbushka

Life With Herpes

https://youtu.be/wTmCWWzMLyE

Let’s talk about sex! The hookup culture has become a pretty controversial cultural topic amongst college kids, psychologist, and the baby boomers worrying about their kids in this sexual revolution. Some main points that are brought up are, safe sex, self-worth, mental health, is the love dead and basically a lack of understanding of what hooking up really is. It gets brought to my attention almost on a daily basis by members of our Life With He…

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112: Bill & Alexandra How We Handle Sex And Herpes

Life With Herpes

https://youtu.be/tqvPMnvN3Xs

Ok, so I get asked time and time again about my relationship with my husband, Bill. People ask me if we practice safe sex, if we even have sex,  people ask if he has herpes and also people ask what's going through Bill's mind about me having herpes.  Well in this episode we share the nitty-gritty and Bill opens up about what's on his mind when we have sex. It's a pretty fun and personal video.

xoxox,

Alexandra

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113: Talking about Sex and Herpes and Getting Tested with Alexandra Harbushka

Life With Herpes

https://youtu.be/bBo4P5Yywj4

We have no problem talking about what’s going on in our lives or what we want for dinner but when it comes to talking about sex we all act like little kids that got caught with their hand in the cookie jar. Basically, we freeze and run away.

Sound familiar?

Be honest… have you always had “the talk” before getting naked with someone?

Right. That’s what I thought. And why?

Because we don’t know how to have the talk. The sex talk is something that old …

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116: Why Will I Have Herpes For The Rest Of My Life With Alexandra Harbushka

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One of the biggest reasons why herpes is so dreaded is because it stays with you forever. It’s one of the few things you're guaranteed to take with you when you die. The reason is because it’s a virus.



Now compared to getting chlamydia or ghonorrea or even strep throat these are all bacterial infections, not viruses. So when a person is diagnosed with say chlamydia a doctor will prescribe an antibiotic that will kill the chlamydia living in your body. You …

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