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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health After a Herpes Diagnosis

A genital herpes diagnosis can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety — among other struggles. Here’s how to combat the stigma and take care of your mental health.

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How to Tell Your Partner You Have Herpes

Take it from someone who’s been there: Disclosing your STI status can be scary, but doing it has tons of advantages.

New couple having serious discussion.

How to Explain Endometriosis to Your Partner

Explaining endometriosis, a chronic pain condition of a woman’s reproductive system, to your partner can be daunting. Learn how one woman did it and get her three main tips for starting the conversation.

Young woman taking pill.

Endometriosis and Birth Control: My Experience

When Julie found out she had endometriosis, she tried different hormonal birth control options to lessen symptoms and pain. Here’s what worked for her.

Couple being intimate in bed.

How to Have a Sex Life with Chronic Illness

Chronic illnesses can wreak havoc on your relationships and sex life — but they don’t have to.

A couple looking at each other in bed.

Sex With Chronic Illness: What to Expect

Is your chronic illness getting in the way of your sex life? Here are some sex-life solutions for 5 common chronic conditions.