Having a Positive Singles membership takes away the awkwardness of having to disclose to someone on a first or second date that you have an STD, because all their members are struggling with their own STD.
A big part of STD Internet groups is social outings. "When we go on outings, we don't put a sign up in the hallway saying, 'Meeting of the Charlotte herpes club,'" Pam said, "Once we went to dinner and there were 30 of us and the hostess asked, 'What's the special occasion?
D., own a second home, I have a master's degree, but when I go into a relationship, I bring this with me, and that's hard," she says.
Even knowing when to tell a prospective boyfriend about herpes is tough.
Jennifer joined atlantahclub.com, another site for people with herpes.
These sites immediately take several questions off the table.