Dating is a wonderful thing for normal people, but it's a big decision for dating with herpes or dating people with herpes, so here's some tips to make sure you're doing the right thing.
Get Yourself Tested and make sure your partner have tested
Safety is always the most important thing when you date someone with herpes. Ask your partner whether they've been tested for herpes, and what type of test they got. Hopefully they have a blood test. Then you should go get herpes tested yourself. According to the statistic, about 70% popele with genital herpes don't even know they have it. Since you cannot pass the virus to someone already positive, then you can both enjoy a worry-free sexual intimacy. If you test positive, and your partner is positive... Great!
Learn about herpes and Give Your Partner Lots of Support and Encouragement.
Dating someone with herpes is simply like dating someone with cold sores (which is oral herpes). It is contagious. It can look awkward. But it is a skin condition that comes and goes. And certainly is not a barrier to TRUE LOVE. You'll have to learn about herpes. Then you'll have to decide whether to stay with and continue dating someone with herpes.
If you want to date people with herpes, It takes a lot of courage for your partner to admit they have herpes to you.
Maybe ask them to tell you more about the virus and what it's like to live with it. It's best that you listen supportively.
Don't get sexual when your partner has "The Talk" with you. You'll both be VERY, VERY EMOTIONAL better to call it an early evening. Then go home and think about herpes and your relationship for a couple of days.
Wear condoms when you have sex, no other words for this tip, we all know the importance.