A List of Herpes Facts, Support Groups, Forums and Blogs.
It dosen`t matter if you have herpes, it just a matter of how you treat herpes.
Herpes is very common in both the United States and other countries in the world. There are approximately 45 million (one out of every six people) above the age of 14 have genital herpes in the US, what`s worse, most of people with herpes are not aware of it. Why? Because they have not enough knowledge of the Herpes Simplex Virus, and most of them will feel ashamed or anxious when diagnosed with herpes.
Internet is good place for you to educate yourself to know better about herpes and learn to live and manage with herpes, since there are many valuable and useful information about this virus.
I created this list because the most valuable herpes resources are never found in one place, enjoy it and happy with herpes!
There are a few authoritative websites of government, college and organisation where you are able to get facts about herpes, such as symptoms, treatments, risk, how common is herpes and even more.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
- U.S. National Library of Medicine
- University of Maryland Medical Center
- Brown University Health Education
- American Academy of Dermatology
- American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- Planned Parenthood
Most of following blogs are managed by personal people who have been living with this virus for a long time. You are going to know how to live with herpes and some remedies for herpes by reading posts in the blogs.
Herpes Land – I listed this blog here, just because it not only a place to know the facts about herpes, but also an online website where you are able to see some pictures of herpes.
Herpes.org – An online resource for help with herpes and HPV, with a FQAs page, you will find the answer of your question about herpes.
Dating with Herpes 1 2 – This is a blog for people who want to date with herpes simplex 1 or 2 on the Internet. A complete list of online herpes dating websites and tips for dating with herpes, you will definitely have a higher rate of finding a partner on the web.
Herpes.com – You are going to know better about herpes and get professional advice by reading the answers of some common questions about herpes. Besides, you can read other people`s personal experiences of living and managing with herpes and share yours.
Just Herpes – This blog is mainly about herpes remedies, dating and relationship tips for people who are living with herpes.
Herpes Cure HQ – A blog about herpes cure news, treatments and real stories.
Herpes Goddess – This a blog about a single city girl who is living with Herpes Simplex Virus, and she has cleared up any misconceptions about herpes in her blog.
Pass the Herpes – Various people who have been diagnosed as herpes shared their experiences of living with herpes in this blog.
Living with Herpes 1 2 – This a blog about how to live with herpes and it is managed by me. By reading the answers of 24 common questions of herpes, you will get to know how to live this virus happily.
DatingwithHerpes.org – At this blog, you will find some herpes support groups, social groups and online dating websites specific for people with herpes. The “Herpes Scams” post will definitely help you to keep from herpes treatment scams, dating scams and cure scams.
The Dynamiclear Blog – This blog is managed by the Dynamiclear, whose mission and vision is to reduce and eliminate Herpes outbreaks. However, I ONLY recommended you to read its blog posts since I cannot guarantee this drug too much.
Happy With Herpes – The personal blog of Gary, who has been living with herpes for years and shares all his information about herpes.
Herpes Vaccine – This is a Herpes Vaccine blog wrote by Bill Halford, who has been doing search for a safe and effective HSV-2 vaccine.
The Herpes Blog – The personal blog of Nanci, who was diagnosed with genital herpes when she was 17. She shared her herpes story and ways of managing herpes in The Herpes Blog.
Living with HSV – This is a good blog where you are able to know herpes statistics in the United States, UK, Australia, Canada and the world.
Herpes Virus – If you are newly diagnosed with herpes, this blog wrote by Luanne will help you to deal with the social stigma which has been attached to people with herpes.
Love in the Time of Herpes – Same as the name of this blog – Love in The Time of Herpes, you will relax yourself while reading this blog.
Herpes Clinic – A blog of herpes facts.
Herpes Site – Established in 1994, HS provides resources, support, information on treatment options, self-help, diet, nutrition, dating, relationships, research and more.
HerpesOnline.org – If you have herpes and looking for information on herpes, HerpesOnline.org may be a good blog for you. It was established in 2002 and serve everyone who has Herpes.
Herpes Support Groups
Herpes support group is not online herpes dating website, and it focus on helping people with herpes to seek friendship, support and resources. So, it will not offer dating service. Normally, herpes support group is non-profit organization and run by volunteers who will hold local meetings and events.
Herpes Viruses Association – The Herpes Viruses Association (HVA) is a charity staffed by two people in United Kingdom, for sharing information to those with herpes and helping them to manage with this virus. The HVA will host meetings and answer the questions about herpes on the phone.
Toronto Herpes – This is a volunteer organization servicing the Toronto area since 1982. It provides a friendly environment where people with genital herpes are able to get information and share experiences with others.
Metro DC HELP – This is a support group servicing the Washington area, for helping people with herpes to deal with the emotional and physical problems. On the 2nd Monday of each month, it will hold a meeting.
Beantown Friends – This is a support and social group for people with herpes who want to make new friends, sharing fun activities and get information in the Boston.
LA HELP – A support center for people living with herpes who comes from Los Angeles area.
DFW Friends – If you are living with herpes and come form Dallas/Fort Worth, this is nice place for your to meet new friends who have the same condition.
Ohio Friends – A social and support group run by volunteers in Ohio.
Houston H Friends – Herpes support group in Houston for people with herpes to seek friendship and support.
Indy HELP – This website was created to help people living with herpes in Indianapolis area.
Colorado H Friends – A group dedicated to people with herpes in Colorado.
Seattle H Scene – This is a private support group for people with herpes in Western Washington, to make new friends and share experiences.
San Diego City HELP – A support group in San Diego for providing people with herpes with emotional support and reliable medical information.
Central Cali H Friends – It is not a dating website, so it will not offer dating service. This is a support group for people with herpes in Central California, to meet other people in the same area.
Don`t worry if there is not a support group in your area, since the Metro Detroit HELP, Charlotte H and Herpes.SupportGroups.com welcome every people with herpes from all over the world to join and share their experiences.
Herpes forum is a good place for people with herpes to share the similar experiences and meet other people who have the same condition, it will make you feel better about the herpes condition and lose the feeling of being alone.
Positive Singles Forums – Positive Singles is the best dating website for people with herpes, and its forums are quite busy, with more than 600 daily forum posts.
What Did This Post Miss?
Is there any useful information on herpes that I missed in this post? Please leave it in the comments and give me the reason why it should be listed here. Also, make sure it doesn’t overlap with any of the resources above. Thanks for your reading by so far, enjoy it and happy with herpes!