I thought at the time that the girl who gave it to me and I were the only people in the world who had it."But John and his date are far from alone.And the growing number of people in similar situations has created a new industry: Internet dating sites just for people with STDs.(CNN) -- When John got divorced after 12 years of marriage, he took a deep breath and launched into the dating scene."And wham, with my very first girlfriend, I caught herpes," he says.
Herpes Forums allow members to post on topics of interest.Email (Send & Receive) allow members to interact within Herpes Passions without giving out personal contact details.Chat options include text chat, audio chat & webcam chat.*Herpes Passions is one site within the Passions Network network of 260 niche online dating social networking sites."I would have been happy to have had just one person to unload everything I was feeling," he says."Instead I found more than 500.""Charlotteh" was started two years ago by Pam - who, like John, doesn't want her last name used.