I have herpes

I have herpes. ‘My heart is beating outside of my chest, terrified at the very thought of speaking these words  aloud, still after all these years. But I want to share my pretty little secret with you. I have herpes. Such a simple little sentence. 3 little words, but so hard for me to say. For a long time, I didn’t even call it that, I couldn’t even say the word, herpes. I would call it X. I would write Read More