is on a mission to remove the stigma of the infection and unite daters who have herpes.The dating site encourages its members to be upfront about their symptoms and health needs.The World Health Organization has estimated that, in 2012, over 3.7 billion people under the age of 50 had an HSV-1 infection.That equates to around 67% of the world’s population.
Oral herpes can cause painful blisters and open sores in or around the mouth.
This international dating site has established a community where men and women with HSV-1 and HSV-2 don’t have to shy away from discussions about their health.
Singles on HSVBuddies enjoy a friendly, private, and open-minded space where they can have a constructive chat in a group forum or one on one.
Health experts say HSV-2 occurs in over 60% of HIV-infected individuals.
Dating with HSV-1 or HSV-2 can be difficult, uncomfortable, or even painful, so it’s important for these singles to find partners who understand or empathize with what they’re going through.