Assessing the Situation Talking to Her Being Respectful Community Q&A It happens all of the time: you meet a girl who is perfect for you, only to find out that she already has a boyfriend.
The situation may seem hopeless, but there are ways to approach the situation tactfully.
Coupled with a good understanding of herpes and a frank and open discussion with your partner, this can mean a very manageable relationship with herpes.
Bottom-line: Is a long term relationship with someone with herpes a life sentence for protected sex?
You have the opportunity to be open-minded about this. When we take that away, we stop freaking out.” Herpes is contracted through skin-to-skin contact and through sexual contact, including oral, anal, and vaginal.