While it may be super-common, there are still a lot of myths out there about it—here are five I hear a lot.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in six adults has genital herpes, a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by herpes simplex virus.* (To learn more about the two types of herpes, HSV-1 and HSV-2, check out the CDC's herpes fact sheet).
basically you can do whatever you want, provided you play nice and obey the Terms of Service.)Oh, and this site is just one of over 260 sites in Passions Network. ) If you’re new to Herpes Passions, please review the rules for New Chat Visitors.
Once you have joined Herpes Passions, you will have the option to upgrade to ‘Network Wide Access’, which would give you access to any of the other sites within Passions Network, if you are interested. You will find a brief description of the site & chat.
When you take a bunch of people, who’s only common denominator is herpes, and put them in one place then you are bound to have great conversations and a lot of laughs! Don’t blame us if you go to work tired and still have a smile on your face!
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Members are very supportive of others because they were in their shoes at one time.
Herpes and support are not the only subjects people discuss in the chat rooms!
We provided a place for people to come together, but there were some insensitive individuals who disrupted this line of support. We suggest joining the dating service to meet others with herpes.
Type I was thought to cause cold sores on the mouth and lips, while Type II was associated with genital herpes (sores forming around the penis or vagina).
More recently, however, both type of HSV have been shown to be capable of causing genital herpes.
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(Adding the Passions site into your account is now FREE for all members…specifically so everyone can access chat! The chatroom is one of the many completely free features available within Herpes Passions.