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"I would have been happy to have had just one person to unload everything I was feeling," he says."Instead I found more than 500.""Charlotteh" was started two years ago by Pam - who, like John, doesn't want her last name used.The site also includes people with HPV, the human papillomavirus."A lot of my clients are looking for relationships and they are on dating websites like e Harmony and Match, but then the question is, 'When do I tell him or her that I have herpes?If I tell them right away, that person is going to go away.California users of Positive Singles are not alone.
'"Once John joined - part support group, part dating site for people with herpes - everything changed.(CNN) -- When John got divorced after 12 years of marriage, he took a deep breath and launched into the dating scene."And wham, with my very first girlfriend, I caught herpes," he says."You feel betrayed and all of a sudden separated from the rest of the world.But if I let the relationship develop and wait to tell the person, is that betrayal? "It makes dating really hard."There are more than 110 million sexually transmitted infections among men and women in the United States, and there are 20 million new infections each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Its report includes eight common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B virus, herpes, HIV, HPV, syphilis and trichomoniasis."There are more and more sites being created catering to people who are infected," says Diana Kirschner, a psychologist who wrote Find Your Soul Mate Online in 6 Simple Steps.