There is no genital herpes cure. You’ll have to learn to live with it. But some simple changes to your lifestyle -- and to your attitude -- can make it easier to cope.
Practicing safe sex by using a condom is just one. Some honesty helps, too.
When you're sharing the news, it's best to be straightforward and to be prepared with facts to help them understand. Learn how.
Getting more information on genital herpes is one way to deal with your feelings.
For those whose partners have been infected, here are answers to some common questions.
These lifestyle changes can reduce outbreaks.
Hormonal changes, sexual activity, and other potential flare-up causes.
There are many ways people can express themselves sexually. Exploring them can enrich your sex life and make up for having to avoid other activities because of genital herpes.
When, and how, to tell your new flame.
Why pregnant women should be extra careful to avoid getting herpes.
STDs can increase the risk of HIV. People with genital herpes have at least twice the risk of becoming infected with HIV if exposed. Read more about herpes and HIV infection.