Herpes dating line
Sometimes the jokes directly suggest people with genital herpes are whores or cheaters or they indirectly make the connection, such as the classic line, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.
Except for herpes.” The prevalence of these jokes can keep people with genital herpes from opening up.
He hasn’t been in a relationship with any girls since his diagnosis, though he’s been rejected by a few girls who asked to be friends after hearing about his condition.
Due to this, Peckham said that he has to work harder than ever to secure a romantic relationship.
Herpes is the “largest epidemic no one wants to talk about,” Eric Sabo wrote in the New York Times.
It’s not that he’s shy or insecure about his looks.Jennifer Lemons, a 42-year-old writer and comedian from Richmond, Virginia, isn’t offended when she hears herpes jokes, but says she used to be more sensitive before she got the facts.