I was just diagnosed today. I am similar in the manner of not crying and keeping my composure. I cried like a little baby today, the nurse hugged me. I then gathered myself, took a drive and made a phone call to someone my mom knows that also has genital HSV. It was helpful. I realized, it is not a death sentence. Remember it could be worse, you were not sitting there and told, "you have 6 months to live." From what I understand 1 in 5 people have Genital herpes. People lead normal lives. Stay positive, it is great for the mind, a healthy mind helps.View Thread
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