Alright, it's been a while since I've had any dating activity in my life. I've taken a break in the last few months due to grad school, searching for a new job, extreme exhaustion, etc. It's been a much needed break from the craziness of dating in D.C., and until I start back up, I'll fill … Continue reading Number Six
It's the day before New Year's Eve 2016, and I find myself on a last minute, first date with Scott, a guy that I've been talking to on tinder for a couple weeks. At first glance, this guy is not my type, but he "Super Liked" me and was cute enough so I gave it … Continue reading Number Five
Just because you have herpes doesn't mean this can't still be a great year! Happy New Year!
Derek was the last man I disclosed my herpes to in the shit show that was 2016. This is someone that I, again, met through an online dating site. We had been in contact for well over a month and I never actually got to meet him. Still, my experience with Derek has special meaning … Continue reading Number Four
This story isn't about a boy I actually dated, just one that I was in contact with for a short period of time. He, I'll call him Sean, had randomly started talking to on tinder, but I noticed that he lived far away from me, so initially I decided not to respond. He was persistent … Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect
Up until boy number three, Eric, I was doing surprisingly well with my recent diagnosis. I had read several blogs and forums that gave me a lot of hope that dating wouldn't be nearly as difficult as I thought it would be, and that guys would be much more understanding about my condition than I … Continue reading Number Three
Morris was the first guy I agreed to go on a date with following my aforementioned vaginal apocalypse. So far as I could see from his profile on Bumble and our conversation via text, he had a sense of humor and didn't seem to mind my borderline inappropriate personality. So I agreed to go when … Continue reading Number Two
Boy #1, I'll call him Christian, is the poor man that I was seeing when I first found out about my vaginal apocalypse. I had begun sleeping with him about 10 months prior. We were never exclusive during this time, but I had stopped sleeping with anyone else about five months after meeting him, as did … Continue reading Number One