In that way, having an STD has changed me for the better, as I'm much more open-minded, educated, and mindful than I was as a teenager when I contracted HSV [herpes simplex virus]."Do people still assume that STDs are an outcome of promiscuity?
Social media has taken the online dating game to the next level with popular apps like Tinder and Grindr.
Finger-happy singles are able to find their perfect match with just one swipe right or by scrolling through a list of eligible men or women in their area.
Although many cases have proven successful when finding a mate, others have found themselves in compromising sexual situations that have led to the increasing spread of STIs and STDs.
Positive Singles became her support network, giving her a chance to meet other STD-positives and get back into the dating game.
You became involved with Positive Singles after being diagnosed with an STD. "I’ve learned STDs don’t have a prejudice and are not subjective; they are not limited to certain types of people, classes, races, etc.