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Yes, it is possible to have a long term relationship without passing this onto your partner.

Yes, It Is Possible To Have A Long Term Relationship Without Passing This Onto Your Partner.

I was of the generation that was told herpes was only contagious during an outbreak. So I had several sexual partners (some with condoms and some without) and never gave it to any of them. I met my husband in the early 1990′s, we have never used condoms and he has never had any sign of having herpes. Before I knew what viral shedding was and realized that was what the tingling feeling I was having was, we did have sex many times during this period. The only time we abstained was if I actually had an outbreak. So yes, it is possible to have a long term relationship without passing this onto your partner.

 

Comment originally published on the Honeycomb Herpes Support forums.

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