If you test positive, and your partner is positive... Since you cannot pass the virus to someone already positive, then you can both enjoy a worry-free sexual intimacy.2. Maybe ask them to tell you more about the virus and what it's like to live with it. Don't get sexual when your partner has "The Talk" with you. Many people have long term relationships with a herpes partner and NEVER GET THE VIRUS. But, there's still that chance of getting the virus if you are dating someone with herpes.Give Your Partner Lots of Support and Encouragement. You'll both be VERY, VERY EMOTIONAL better to call it an early evening.
Subsequent outbreaks tend to be less severe and last a shorter period of time.While having many sexual partners does carry increased risks of acquiring any STI, herpes can spread between partners in long-term relationships just as easily, he said.“Many of the people who may be making jokes about herpes may in fact have it themselves and they are unaware of it,” said Mc Kay.Oral herpes commonly appears as cold sores or fever blisters on or around the lips.The HSV-1 sores can also appear above the upper lip, in the nose or on the check or chin.