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Still Pushing Forward

2002 I was diagnosed with HSV2, then in 2004 I was in a horrible accident, then in 2007 I was diagnosed with Leukemia. My life has been in God's hand thru all the traumatic changes I've endured. I sh...more >>

Life goes on even when you think it can't get any worse

I have been positive for 22 years and if someone would of told me that I would still be single still in the year 2022 I would of probably wanted to jump off a bridge lol, joking it really isn't that b...more >>

My story

I was married. My Husband took advantage of every opportunity to fuck me and our family over. He slept all over the nation with anyone who would have him. The only souvenir he ever brought home was HS...more >>

Life and love goes on!

Although the initial diagnosis may feel like the end the world to some people, It's certainly far from it. Not only is it more common than you think, but it seems to have very little to no effect on p...more >>

I met someone great that had genital HPV like me

After contracting genital HPV I went through the ups and downs of being single with an std. After being on this website for a few months I met someone with the same std as me and we have been happy t...more >>

do lose faith ! Things happened for a reason

When I got Herpes I thought I will be single for the rest of my life because I did not want to pass this to anybody, I took therapy for about a year and I joined this website to learn more about the v...more >>

Life Still Goes

The biggest fear dealing with this disease is yourself. Most people are still willing to accept you with herpes. When I first found out I was devastated for a few months. After you overcome that fear ...more >>

39 yr's

I cant believe it ether Aug 18 1981 they put a needle in my arm I am a hemophiliac did OK till 1991 did 13 years full blown aids years of just scraping by meds sucked till about 2004 i truly believe...more >>

Never underestimate the amazing healing power of the body!

Although everyone's bodies are different, there is one common line of defense that we all have, which is the immune system. At first the body might seem totally overwhelmed by a new virus, but in time...more >>

Feeling Down

Last week I just found out that I am positive for herpes. Yall i feel alone down and out I don't know what to do. I need help someone to talk to or confide in. If there is anyone out there that's will...more >>

Not alone

you are strong and there is nothing wrong with you. We are still people and we can live our lives just as normal as anyone else. i have lived with this since i was 19 years old. I am not sure who gave...more >>

treatment of hpv warts

Ok so you're on here because you have hpv. It's ok you're not the only one. I had anal warts and I've tried so many different treatments and all of them have hurt really bad or did not work. The most ...more >>

My Herpes Story

Hello P.S. my name is Corey William's and this is my story on how I came into contact with herpes and how I'm dealing with it. I was devastated, this thing just kept getting crazier. I felt so...more >>

Trusting people

I was married and still ended up with herpes/hpv according to what I found out from my ex wife I left for cheating on me in 2015. Here it is 4 years later and I am emailed by her she has hpv/herpes. I...more >>


Hi.I was diagnosed with Herpes in june 2018.It was a shocking newz for me.Inspite of being health professional my brain gone numb and had no idea what to do.I was emotionally deteriorated and totally ...more >>

My Life Is Just Beginning

Do you know that you are worthy? I can admit that life has thrown me some curve balls, but they have been lessons that have humbled me and strengthened my character. I remember the day I found out I h...more >>

Partners with HPV

HPV is something so common now a days. When I was 18 I had abnormal results with a yearly exam and was told I had HPV, an STD. I was broken and destroyed. Went in the dr for them to do further test an...more >>

There is always another chance

When I first got diagnosed with herpes, my heart sank. I felt completely destroyed and lost. I thought maybe I did something years before, and now it caught up with me. I second guessed everything ...more >>

It's not over

Dealing with herpes is a struggle within itself some worse than others. When I found out I was with a guy whom I thought I loved for years. He cheated on me left and right but I loved him so I stayed...more >>

Turn your curse into a blessing

Although there is nothing fun about having an STD, it can teach you to be more respectful to your body. Before catching this disease, I didnt pay much attention to my health and diet; I never really h...more >>

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