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Three More Tips For Dating Someone Who Has Herpes
I hope you were able to read the first part of this content. Please consider this a part two.
Begin the conversation right away. I am not saying you should tell the person right out of the gate. That can be a turnoff. However, you do need to establish the dialogue early(especially if you wind up being interested in the person). Let them know what they are getting into. Some people are apprehensive(understandably so) over the idea of getting involved with someone who has herpes. The sooner you begin the conversation, the less awkward it will be later.
Be careful about how much you tell them and when. Number one is very important to follow, but you do not want to be too candid, too quickly. The reason is that you may turn them away too quickly.
Sometimes too much honesty hurts both of you. You also want to have a conversation with every partner you have. Think about how the last time went. Did you turn them off too quickly? Were you not as honest as you could have been? Take lessons from your past relationships and apply them moving forward.
Yes, you do want to get the conversation out of the way. It might save embarrassment and disappointment(on your end)with someone who cannot really deal with the news. However, you do have to consider the timing. On the one hand, you do not want to mention it over dinner. On the other hand, you do not want to say something right before you have sex. Find the right time and balance of information.
If you want to know more read on herpes dating.