Would you consider dating someone who informed you that they genital herpes? I say that with the realization that I don't know just *how* difficult it is to prevent transmission, and whether that means there can't ever be spontaneous sex.

And if it seemed like too big a hurdle to overcome, then we could go our separate ways. One of my best friends has had to deal with that for over 20 years.

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Why the heck would I want to risk having to mess with cootchie sores for the rest of my life? She has been married for 20 years, and with her husband for years before that.

They are careful during outbreaks, which she can always feel coming on, and her husband has not gotten herpes in all those years.

" April 12, 2011 -- Even if they don't show any sign of infection, people carrying the genital herpes virus can infect a sex partner 10% of the time.

The finding comes from a large study that collected daily genital swabs from nearly 500 people infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the genital herpes virus.

He hasn’t been in a relationship with any girls since his diagnosis, though he’s been rejected by a few girls who asked to be friends after hearing about his condition.

Due to this, Peckham said that he has to work harder than ever to secure a romantic relationship.I think she said she takes the medication that is used during an outbreak, not daily.Even after his friends hype him up, Jamin Peckham still backs out sometimes.The vast majority -- between 75% and 90% -- don't know they are infected because they don't get, or don't notice, herpes sores on their genitals.These asymptomatic herpes carriers shed infectious virus 10% of the 30 or more days they were in the study, report University of Washington researcher Anna Wald, MD, MPH, and colleagues.Many (18%) thought they were uninfected, but found out they were herpes carriers when they underwent blood tests.