Herpes dating in missouri
So it could have been any of your partners despite having been tested. As others have said, it isn’t tested for unless specifically requested. It spreads like wildfire and there’s no way to tell who got it from whom. Also, a significant portion of the sexually active population has herpes. He is likely giving it to other women and that is abhorrent behavior.
Or it could have been this guy and he didn't know, because he never had any symptoms and it's not something normally screened for. As far as your worry about this affecting having children, my mom got herpes in a very similar situation to yours decades ago. OP is making a reasonable request for help to explore all avenues that could potentially stop this guy.
People can have the virus for years and never show any symptoms and be completely unaware they are carriers, yet still spread the virus to others.
Well, I had already been wanting to break up with him, but I was furious. I feel like he robbed me of my right to sexual exploration. I was recovering from hip surgery from a sports injury for the previous 2 years, so I was just beginning to do fun things as a young adult. Getting tested with a partner before sex is not weird first of all. Since it appears he didn't know he had herpes before giving it to you there isn't anything you can really do. In my experience standard STI testing covers chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV.Obviously if your ex knew he had herpes and lied about it he did a terrible thing and you may have a legal case against him, but you would have to prove in court that he knew he had the virus and lied to you about it. Most STI tests don't check for herpes, for the very simple reason that about 2/3 of the adult population world-wide has it.Also, some people who have it are asymptomatic, or they don't get symptoms for years after infection. There is a reason herpes and glitter are synonymous. Just because you think you got it from him doesn't make it so. She may not be able to be compensated for his actions, but that’s not the end of the discussion.The problem is that you may have gotten it before him. She went on to have 3 healthy children without spreading it to us (or our dad). Many people having herpes is irrelevant to this situation.Herpes tests aren't very accurate, false negatives are very common, that's why they're not included on routine STI screening.
“In part it’s an individual responsibility, but also we have to keep getting the message across that using protection matters,” he says.