I just found out that I have a strain of HPV, but have no symptoms other than the irregular pap smear. Last week I went on my first date since finding out about my condition. I'm the kind of person that can't get close to someone without full discosure. I told the guy which was followed by being ignored. I don't usually get emotional about dating issues, but this really threw me for a loop. Is this what dating is going to be like now? I have the virus and I know many people do and just may not know. How am I supposed to handle this? I've gone from being secure about my life, my looks and intelligence to questioning if anybody could actually have a relationship with me. The doctor said it should be heal itself within the next year or two if I don't smoke, but how can you tell if it is gone when you don't have any symptoms? I have never felt so insecure and I'm not sure who to talk to or if the people I talk to even understand.View Thread
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