Learning how to have safe sex with herpes is a matter of common sense and research. Having herpes does not mean the end of your sex life. Having herpes means you will need to practice common sense and restraint when having sex. Having safe sex with herpes is a simple process to keep it safe and keep herpes from spreading. Herpes is highly contagious and can be spread through oral and penetration with your partner. Safe sex with herpes can be an enjoyable experience, just practice these recommendation to keep your herpes from spreading.
- The first thing you should do is make sure your partner knows you have herpes. If you are ready for an intimate relationship with her, then she should already be aware. Even if you are out on a one night stand, make sure you consider these steps. The spread of herpes is quick and easy during our breaks.
- During out breaks it is best to keep it zipped and secure. During outbreaks herpes is extremely contagious. Use of a condom is a must. This extends to her performing oral sex as well. Again, during outbreaks, abstinence is the best practice to protect her.
- When the herpes is not active, you may have unprotected sex. The possibility of transmitting herpes still exists but during these periods it is dormant. Condom use is still recommended but if she is inclined you can have sex without it. Always be careful and have her self examine and consult a physician periodically for check-ups.