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Dating someone that has herpes

“I know where the train is.” I didn’t; it was the first lie I had told all night.

There's the shame you feel every time you pick up your Valtrex prescription at CVS with a long line behind you.

There's the awkwardness of telling new partners — because you're not vulnerable enough when you first start dating someone.

On the third day, panicked, I called up my college’s health center to book an appointment. I ditched the tears, shortened the speech, and started finding men who said things like, “I still can’t wait to fuck you” and “So?