And, if you have decided to stand by the person you love come what may, here are some dating rules for you. Get yourself tested: If your partner had confessed about the infection, it’s better that you get yourself tested too..And in case, you both are found positive on the virus, you can continue dating each other without any worries. Ensure your partner is on medication: We all know, herpes is highly contagious and there’s no harm in taking precautions.Since, you have decided to , you must also know that there are only 3% of people who do not get the infection even after being in a relationship with a partner who has herpes.
As per the ‘Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’ one out of six people in the US in the age group of 14 to 49 years are diagnosed of genital herpes, caused by the HSV-2 infection.
Symptoms are more severe in the early stages of infection.
The virus becomes dormant most of the times but can constantly be reactivated.
Being infected with herpes does not mean it's time to end your dating life. Many people choose to be single with herpes fearing that they may transfer the disease to their uninfected partner.
There are many people infected with the disease in the world and most of them do not know even know it.
So how can people who are dating with herpes infect each other? Vaginal or anal sex – This is the most common ways the disease is transmitted. First is when the skin comes into contact with a partner's infected parts and then through fluids that are exchanged during intercourse.2.