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All these shared experiences about living with STDs were contributed by real people. We hope to help you gain the confidence to manage STD in your daily life.

Many people, especially when newly diagnosed, find comfort in knowing that others have similar experiences. Inspire and help others by sharing your story! You can do it anonymously.
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When I found out my status 8 years ago, I was shattered and tried committing suicide. People I thought were my friends rejected me and stopped being my friend. ...     For detail, click here.
When I was diagnosed six months ago, my first concern was telling my 'buddy' calmly and rationally... Since then I have told 2 other men and although still good...     For detail, click here.
I got herpes when I was 17, from the boy who took my virginity! Wow! Thanks! The word quickly spread and I "overnight" became an outcast....I am now 32 and a li...     For detail, click here.
I am still pretty new to having HSV-2, but I find that I am dealing with it pretty well after only knowing for the last month or so. One thing that was really i...     For detail, click here.
When I was first diagnosed I felt like and outcast, a leper. I felt alone, afraid, and unlovable. Men would approach me with interest and I would send them away...     For detail, click here.
The first thing that went through my head when I was diagnosed was "who's going to want me now?” What did I learn very soon after? Plenty of people. I have o...     For detail, click here.
I've had herpes for over 8 years now. I contracted it from a person that gave me bad information (i.e. she told me I wouldn't get it unless she was having a ful...     For detail, click here.
I have had H for almost two years. It was given to me by a boyfriend, what a special gift!!! Anyway since that time I have had a very hard time in the dating wo...     For detail, click here.
I me this guy who has had H for the pasts 8 years... he was still bitter about it and also in a bit of denial. He said that he could never forgive the partner w...     For detail, click here.
I thought when I first found out I had HIV that I would never get married or have children. Turns out I was wrong. I got married 2 years after I was diagnose...     For detail, click here.