1. Take medicine and keep a healthier habit

The medicine can help you reduce the outbreak. Meanwhile, workout and healthier diets can strengthen immunity.

According to WebMD, there are many potential herpes triggers, eg, sexual intercourse, sunlight, colds, hormones, surgery, and a weak immune system, etc.

If your body immune system is strong enough, these factors can’t trigger a herpes outbreak easily.

But these triggers are just common ones. If you think another one trigger your symptoms, ask your doctor what you should do about it.

2. Take time to accept the fact

Genital herpes is common in the United States. More than one out of every six people aged 14 to 49 years have genital herpes. Most people with the virus (herpes simplex virus) don’t have symptoms.

Normally, you will feel some kinds of emotions: angry, ashamed, loneliness, disappointment, etc). All of the people living with HSV have come across the period.

Then spend time with yourself and try to accept it. If you can manage it well, the outbreak will change less.

If you accept the fact and are ready for possible rejection, you can start the dating scene again.

3. Be positive and move on

It’s hard to forgive the people who gave you HSV. It’s normal. Don’t force yourself doing it. Just lock it in the deep of your heart.

We all have a long way to go. Don’t waste time on people who don’t worth it.

Trying to be positive. Why did I get herpes? Why it was me? These questions and emotions like anger and envy only will make your life worse.

Clear up these negative things and welcome the newborn. Nothing can change our mind and fight us down.

4. Don’t settle for less

Living with the disease doesn’t mean you have to settle for less. Find someone who can come with you and support you through the hard times and the good.

You don’t need to force yourself to stay in a relationship because of your condition. You can leave if you want.

Nobody can shame you or blame you just because of your disease.

5. Be patient and keep your feelings at a minimum

You have met a guy/lady and you found that they are the one to you. Both of you fall in love.

No matter how hard to tell the truth out, you will tell them about your situation.

If they can’t accept and leave you, they are absolutely not the right one for you.

Then forget it and try again, you will succeed in your HSV dating issue eventually.

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