If your partner was infected with genital herpes, there are many reasons and the most possible one is transmitted by sex. Actually, it is not the right time for you to find out the reason because your partner must be in need of your support and acceptance than ever before. Most lovers always break up for genital herpes but it is not the only solution if you love each other.
When your partner got the nightmare from doctor that they had genital herpes, they were nearly broken down and worried about your feeling. It must take a lot of courage for your partner to tell you the truth and it means they care about your health and values your trust.
If your partner can't explain you too much about genital herpes and you'd like to take some time to learn more about it, you can find out that it is not a serious disease than imagination. At this moment, it's no need for you to worry about your sexual life even if your partner has genital herpes and it is not cured. Of course, you're entitled to feel uncomfortable when having sex with your partner again or becoming sexually intimate for the first time.
Obviously, sexual part of your relationship is an essential part of your life. You can reduce the risk of being infected through sexual intercourse by using condoms. What's more, when your partner has any symptoms, you'd better avoid sex at that time. No one can estimate how high or ko9nw about the risk but you can minimize it as much as possible if you practice safer sex.
Sometimes, people in long-term relationship would suspect that their partners has been cheating when they are diagnosed with genital herpes. However, it is not the truth so stop accusing because your partner could have been living with herpes for many years before falling love with you. Also, consider the possibility that you gave your partner herpes. Most of people looks like health as usual and haven't any symptoms even if they are infected with genital herpes. Health experts predicted that 90% of those who are infected in the United States don't know it.
It is noticed that if a pregnant woman gets infected with genital herpes in the later period of pregnancy, the probability of infection is about 30% - 50%. That is because the mother's immune system hasn't come into being antibody to resist virus. If you are an pregnancy and you are likely to be infected with genital herpes, you'd better tell your doctor at once.
In general, the incubation period of genital herpes is very long and there's no symptoms at the beginning except some anabrosis in genital. Therefore, when your partner are get infected with genital herpes, it's necessary for both of you to have some test in hospital to make sure whether you are infected or not.