STD inspirational stories (1,400+)
 
All these shared experiences about living with STDs were contributed by real people. We hope to help you gain the confidence to manage STD in your daily life.

Many people, especially when newly diagnosed, find comfort in knowing that others have similar experiences. Inspire and help others by sharing your story! You can do it anonymously.
 
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Ive always been an extremely socially awkward kid, i was and still amazing at hiding it, not many people could but the ones im closest to, because i went and st...     For detail, click here.
I got divorced in 2012 after being married for twenty years. At first, I was looking forward to seeing what was out there. I started caring again about myself, ...     For detail, click here.
When I was first diagnosed, I already knew, I'd worked it out through Dr Google and had worked myself up into a mess. Shame, anger, fear, guilt, sadness...it wa...     For detail, click here.
Herpes found its way into my life at an early age. After discussing it with my partner, we went about an aggressive treatment and prevention plan. Learning my b...     For detail, click here.
I was diagnosed 7 years ago. It was a devastating blow that knocked me down for years to a point i almost lost all hope. The reveal was the worst as I was made ...     For detail, click here.
I met someone a few months back, and found myself referring to her as the woman I have been searching for my whole life. Everything was awesome, genuine and mo...     For detail, click here.
I've said that for years and years now, through all of my trials and tribulations - If I could help just one person as a result of what I've gone through, then ...     For detail, click here.
You have herpes.....I remember hearing those word like it was yesterday. I was first diagnosed in 2016 at the age of 20. I instantly remembering thinking my dat...     For detail, click here.
My first disclosure after breaking up with my giver was a success! My partner accepted my condition and we took steps to stay safe. The relationship ended after...     For detail, click here.
I am a law student. I never thought those words would be my reality. I was a biology student in undergrad struggling to figure out what I wanted to do with my l...     For detail, click here.
This is for those of you whom have asked to read my full disclosure on regular dating sites. I hope this continues to help some of you gain confidence in giving...     For detail, click here.
I was diagnosed with genital herpes when I was 21 years old. As a young woman,I was not in tuned with my body.I would get flu like symptoms very often and could...     For detail, click here.
You have herpes.....I remember hearing those word like it was yesterday. I was first diagnosed in 2006 at the age of 21. I instantly remembering thinking my d...     For detail, click here.
I was diagnosed shortly after I lost my job, had no insurance, and was a single Mom to two small children. And I was date raped and left with this gift to neve...     For detail, click here.
Although it might seem like the end of the world, this is just another journey your life has challanged you with. It's not an easy challenge to accept, but sure...     For detail, click here.
I got herpes when i was 17, from a boyfriend who got coldsores. i'm now 23. it was been an eye opening experience, and i can honestly say i've learned so much. ...     For detail, click here.
The diagnosis devastated me. I was angry with the world. I was never promiscuous. Why me? Accepting the facts after softens the blow. To this day I'm still pick...     For detail, click here.
I was in a committed relationship with a man I was supposed to marry for about 3 1/2 years. I was diagnosed with Herpes Simplex about two months into our relati...     For detail, click here.
Ya know after finding out of course my recent BF stopped loving me. The xoxo and I love you completely stopped. Phone calls and text stopped. Wow and I at lea...     For detail, click here.
Eight years ago I was laying on the examining table, naked from the waist down legs spread like a two dollar hooker. I actually felt like one the minute the wo...     For detail, click here.
I know that it sounds so cliche, "time heals all wounds" but the saying is so true. I remember it so clearly, November 2009 and I get the call statin...     For detail, click here.
Several years after becoming widowed, I ventured into the dating scene. I was devasted when I found out I had contracted herpes. Often the question is asked if...     For detail, click here.
The worst part was the diagnosis. It's one of those moments that you never forget. It stays on your mind, and it replays over and over again. You convince yours...     For detail, click here.
i allway belive in ppl this is how i am in here now it was hard at the beging but with my kids love i being trying to get over this it hard some times becuz i a...     For detail, click here.
I like this site because of the chat. I was a severely injured and disabled combat vet. Still am technically but I am finally enjoying some rapid recovery fro...     For detail, click here.
I was 17 years old when I was raped one September night by my best friend's older boyfriend. I didn't fight back or yell for help. He wasn't violent in the sens...     For detail, click here.
I was 20 years old when I found out I had it. I was in a committed relationship of 2 years and my boyfriend at the time had a cold sore on his lip and gave it t...     For detail, click here.
I was in college and my best friend one night came over and we hung out, everything was fantastic. I fell asleep on the couch and woke up a while later to him r...     For detail, click here.
I joined PS after a guy I was dating stopped responding to calls and texts once I told him I had herpes. I decided I needed to find someone that understood what...     For detail, click here.
So I was sitting in the OBGYN and I was hoping I am pregnant. Instead, it confirmed that I had HPV & herpes. It became my wakeup call. I learn to let go the hur...     For detail, click here.