By Lindsey Palmer Sure, those how-to sex videos with the soft-focus ads seem a little embarrassing, but some are based on legitimate research and have great ideas. Less than a week later, I found myself in excruciating pain.
I was thinking that I'd probably never go on another date, or get a boyfriend for that matter, and I'd certainly never have sex again.
The nurse who examined me revealed that she had herpes and said it was no big deal.
She had been free of outbreaks for 12 years, and the same might be the case for me, she said.
Genital herpes is a contagious viral infection that remains permanently in the nerve cells.
Many people are unaware they have it, because they don't experience symptoms or because they attribute the symptoms to something else. Years later, I've come to the realization that he knew he had herpes, and that is the reason he stopped in the midst of our sexual adventure.
During an outbreak, blisters or sores appear on or around the genital area. The nurse taught me how to manage the virus, but managing my personal life was another story. Our friendship, unfortunately, ended as quickly as the act.When I confronted my friend about the situation, I asked if he knew that he had herpes. It was hard enough to face the fact that we'd had sex, or tried to, and it was much harder to cope with the fact that I had caught an incurable sexually transmitted disease.Gone are the days when you have to wait a week for a response in the mail.It's not necessary to make emergency runs to the post office to pick up enough stamps for bills and letters. Email has become one of the easiest and fastest ways to communicate both personally and in business.In fact, many people have never even addressed an envelope or sent a letter through the U. This has become such a phenomenon that the ever trusty United States Postal Service is struggling to find ways to stay in business.There is no surprise then that email etiquette, often referred to as is a hot topic for today's culture.