You Know What’s Depressing? Finding Out You Have an STD

When you think about “sexual health” you may think “STDs”— as in, herpes, HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, and a host of other infections I won’t go into. One thing that probably doesn’t pop into your head is how having a sexually transmitted disease affects you mentally and emotionally. But for many, and even most who get diagnosed, the impact beyond the physical effects of an infection—and of course sometimes there is no clear evidence that you’re infected at all—can be huge. …
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