Dating with an std
Most importantly, am I also willing to accept part of the responsibility for my sexual health?
Let’s face it: everybody will say he or she gave me an STD without taking a second look at themselves or acknowledging their own sexual behavior.
When she does get a break-out, it looks like little blisters under the skin. I’ve had way worse looking stuff growing on my feet during my military days. Really, who hasn’t had a blister or bug bites that bulge out? Personally, I’ve never had a real ‘fear’ of STDs as I have a healthy respect and approach toward them.
I know they can have life-long consequences, and some of them are very serious, indeed, but it is something I have overcome.
To wrap this up (hint, hint, nudge, nudge), figure out what the both of you are comfortable with and what is safest based on the risks you’ve accepted, and go forth from there. Trust me: once you get over the STD thing, sex is even better.
That is when you can truly enjoy complete intimacy and not get wrapped up (pun intended) in the details. Nickle who loves someone who has an STD – The STD Project’s admin, Jenelle Marie. Nickle has a BA in Business and is currently working on his Masters in Criminal Justice and Psychology.
He served in the United States Air Force and is a veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan.
My love for her far outweighs the risk of contracting her herpes virus.
I know this might sound like a bombshell, but it’s true. It is a risk I have calculated and one that I am comfortable with.
If you’re worried about this being a problem for you, then fear not.
How about oral, anal, doggy, missionary, top or bottom, and do I still want to use protection?
All of these are valid questions, and the answers to them will be as unique as your relationship itself.