STD INSPIRATIONAL STORIES (1,400+)
 

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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I've had herpes since 1996 and contracted it from my then husband, I was about 20 yrs. old and thought it was the end of the world for me, boy I was so wrong......     For detail, click here.
I am coming up on a year of having this virus and there has been a lot of ups and downs mentally(mostly downs)with trying to live my new life with this virus. I...     For detail, click here.
It was the summer of 2009 and I thought that I was at the top of my game. I have recently rented a penthouse floor loft in a Downtown LA, I was bringing in six ...     For detail, click here.
When I found out I was Herpes positive, I broke down into a million pieces. The guy who gave it to me pointed the finger at me and being that I was so vulnerabl...     For detail, click here.
When I was diagnosed with HSV-2 I thought my life was over. i thought nobody would want to have anything to do with me. I dealt with extreme depression for the ...     For detail, click here.
After testing positive 5yrs ago, initially I began to assess my accomplishments and reevaluate my life. Then I realized, "I'm not DEAD!"..."I hav...     For detail, click here.
I was diagnosed over 20 years ago. At first it was very painful. I was in a horrible marriage. I am not sure where I got Herpes from. I finally divorced my ...     For detail, click here.
I was diagnosed with HSV2 in Feb 09. Of course I was devastated and went through all the emotional ups and downs and feeling of despair. I actually thought I w...     For detail, click here.
The experiences of dealing with having HIV: the emotional ups and downs, the fears, the questions, the surprises, the challenges, the changes, all this changed ...     For detail, click here.
I acquired Herpes type 2 through a sexual assault. I have had it a long time. The early years were the hardest, hiding this shameful secret. I read everything I...     For detail, click here.