I have an STD.
November 20, 2012
Thank you for agreeing to talk with me. You’ve been there for me in the past, and I want to talk to you about something.
I got tested for STDs, and I have an STD. It’s curable, but I have to be on medicine for a while. This whole situation has made me realize how important safer sex is, and I know I have to use condoms and/or dental dams from now on. It’s been pretty scary for me, and I needed to tell someone who I know cares about me and who I can turn to for support.
(Depending on what STD you have, it may be curable, but STDs like herpes and HIV are chronic. This means they will never go away, but by practicing safer sex with condoms or dental dams the risk of transmission can be greatly lowered.)