Jump to content
  • Want to be a part of a supportive community? Join the H Opp community for free.

    Welcome to the Herpes Opportunity Support Forum! We are a supportive and positive group to help you discover and live your Opportunity. Together, we can shed the shame and embrace vulnerability and true connection. Because who you are is more important than what you have. Get your free e-book and handouts here: https://www.herpesopportunity.com/lp/ebook

  • lifestyle guides

Confused and Lost


Recommended Posts

This year had been the hardest year in my life. But I’m going to focus on this week. So I’ve been with my husband for almost 3 years we recently got married back in October. 

This week he turned 36. I really love holidays and special events so I was in better spirits than normal. A day after his birthday I kept getting these weird tingly / itchy feelings in my butt and I just thought there was nothing to it. A day free that while showering I had some of the worst pain in my private area. Initially I thought it was the new soap and the fact I use exfoliating gloves. However I could barely get out of the shower. 

I called over for him to help me and when I laid on the bed I asked him to take a picture & he said what I was thinking maybe it could be the gloves & soap. So I thought nothing of it. 

Luckily I work from home so I didn’t have to walk too much for the next couple days, but the pain didn’t subside. So I told hubby I think I need to go to the hospital. 

Before I went I asked him if he had been with anyone else during the entire time we have been together, because I had a feeling it was an STD. And the last time I got checked ( which was 2twice before we got together) I didn’t have any STDS. He said no. Then he proceeded to say “Do you think I gave you something?” I said that I’m just trying to make sure I have an idea of what’s happening. 

I get to the hospital and as soon as the doctor sees me he knew what it was and took some test before he told me that I have herpes. 

My works just came falling down. Not to offend anyone, but having herpes is the second worst thing in my mind that can happen to me. My aunt died from contracting a fatal STD from her husband and I just always made sure to take precautions when having sex. While I dated my husbands I asked him server all times about his status and when he got checked and he always told me he was fine. 

Back to the hospital. He came back in and I told him that the doctor said I have herpes. He said nothing. No facial expression, nothing. When getting dressed to leave the hospital I started crying. All he said was don’t cry. 

When he got back home he sits me down and tells me that he hasn’t been cheating on me. He swore on it. I’ve been faithful the whole time, so I wasn’t believing that. Then he drops a bomb on me. 

He told me that he has had herpes since he got out of A school in 2004. 2004! He’s known he has had herpes since 2004! We got together in 2016. 

I am so numb right now. I have no idea what to do, say, or think. I need some help 

 

 

Link to comment

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • HOW CAN "THE TALK" BE A DEEPLY CONNECTING EXPERIENCE?

    Using the lessons of this short e-book and two easy-reference handouts, you'll go into any disclosure conversation with confidence and optimism.

    Download free e-book + handouts

    ebook

  • COACHING: FROM SHAME TO RESILIENCY

    Get face-to-face virtual coaching from Adrial, the creator of H Opp.‍ Melt away your shame and burn it as rocket fuel for growth.

    Get 35% off a session (1st-time clients only) or Explore coaching

    ebook

×
×
  • Create New...