While you might find a bit of support, people are still skeptical about dating a person having an sexually transmitted infection.
There continues to be a stigma in the society that prohibits them from dating a person having an sexually transmitted disease.
And there are more 100 strains of HPV, of which more than 30 affect the genital area.
The Health Protection Agency figures, obtained by the Mirror under the Freedom of Information Act, revealed 13 children aged under 16 are diagnosed with STIs every single day The number of children aged under 16 with STIs spiralled by 93% from 2,474 in 2003 to 4,777 in 2011.
More than 100,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with genital herpes or HPV every year.‘These sites can make people think 'now I am a leper I need to find a leper to date',’ says HVA (Herpes Viruses Association) director Marian Nicholson.
‘People shouldn't narrow their pool of potential partners.’For HIV sufferers, there's the risk of a ‘super infection’ from a drug-resistant strain carried by someone else, he says.
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This means that you can keep in touch with a potential companion regardless of where you are, as long as you are connected to the internet.
H., says causes the biggest stir in dating because it's permanent.
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?
The society has become more acceptable and understanding towards people having an STD.
Nevertheless, when it comes to HPV or Herpes Dating, it’s an altogether different story.
The rise in these dating sites coincides with increasing rates of STIs.