Dating by be my partner
You can read more about asymptomatic viral shedding here. You have been sexually intimate with someone and you thought you took all the precautions, asked all the right questions and you felt confident that you weren’t putting yourself at risk for getting any STDs.
In this case the person would be wise to see their doctor to find out if there may be other health concerns that should be looked into, which have changed how their body handles the herpes virus.
Maybe they suddenly developed symptoms, or maybe it shows up in a blood test, or maybe someone else tells you this news – there are many different ways you could discover this.
Whatever way it happens, this can send a shockwave through you on multiple levels.
Having “The Talk” can be very stressful but it is important to do.
How you approach it can make a difference to how well it goes – for both you and your friend.