Although these groups are NOT dating services and are primarily for making new friends, many people do meet others who they end up dating, even getting married and having kids.Please see our page for state-by-state, country by country links for Herpes Social Groups.Positive Singles.com* (PS) is the largest online dating service for people with Herpes and other STDs.With tens of thousands of members, Positive Singles is NOT exclusively for people with herpes.But MOST people with genital herpes don’t know that they have herpes, and they are still out there in the general dating pool.Also, a lot of people who do NOT have herpes are willing to consider dating someone who carries the herpes virus – after they learn the facts.
Others just come out and say “Herpes” or “HSV ”, “HSV-1” or “HSV-2” in their ads.
Of course, you must always disclose your herpes status to your partners BEFORE anything intimate happens.
Over 30% of adults in the US have some form of genital herpes (HSV-1, HSV-2).
After all, if you KNOW that you have herpes, you can take precautions to reduce the risk of spreading it.
Since most people are unaware that they have herpes, they are not taking any precautions, and are more likely to spread it.