Online dating with std
Once she told men she was dating about herpes, many ran in the opposite direction."One guy, I thought he was Mr. But then when I told him that I had herpes, he said, 'Forget my phone number, forget my address,' and he blocked me from being able to message him on the computer," she says.
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And the growing number of people in similar situations has created a new industry: Internet dating sites just for people with STDs.
Should you be up front and get it over with or wait until the person develops feelings for you?
It's a big ethical problem."For Jennifer Nicholas, it was more than just an ethical problem.
From to stdmatch.net, Web sites abound for the infected who want to date the infected. One in four women is infected with genital herpes, and nearly one in five men according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
And a study in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association finds that one in four women has human papillomavirus, which can cause genital warts and cervical cancer.(Interactive: Test your STD knowledge) Once John got over the initial shock of his diagnosis, one of the first things he did was go online.
But then later, "I have people sending me thank you e-mails all the time.