Advice for dating someone with herpes when your friends start dating each other
EDITOR'S NOTE: He Said-She Said is a biweekly advice column for singles featuring a question from a reader with responses from a male and female point of view.
If you've got a question about anything related to singleness or living the single life, please submit it to [email protected] (selected questions will be posted anonymously). Impressed with his spirituality and politeness, I gave him a chance and we got along well.
Also, it's important to note that we write our answers separately.
He has been living clean for years and the disease was just a consequence of his past. HE SAID: You have met a very decent and honest person for him to disclose his condition to you prior to your relationship going too far down the road together.
But I know that I did the right thing by obeying my parents. SEE ALSO: How to Make Sense of a Breakup that Doesn't Make Sense It is a very common disease and oftentimes a person who has been sexually active is not even aware they have herpes due to the mild or limited symptoms that can easily be mistaken for another skin condition.
When we choice to form a holy union with someone, we are doing it for how they are now, not for someone you want them to be (or not).
SHE SAID: I am thankful to know you do respect your parents and have honored them, but unless you are under 18, I do not believe you need your parents to approve of your future spouse. It would be the same if he had other health issues.
And you do need to think of how it could affect you. Because your parents are not believers, their direction would not be inspired or led by God.