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 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.
For twenty years HIV has lived with me. Sometimes I get lonely, but I have to think about the reasons God has allowed an old torn soul like me to be here this l...     For detail, click here.
I don’t introduce myself as "Hi, My name is HIV. What's yours?" My name is Ashley and I am a 22 year old college student and single mother. I work ful...     For detail, click here.
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.
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 h...     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.