I'm 25 and I have the ugliest sounding STD, Genital Warts. It is obviously not the best topic to share with family and friends. The internet is full of scary stuff on the topic, and GW are made to sound as if they as contagious as Ebola. But on the other hand, my doctor freezing them off every 3 weeks says to just wear a condom. I was a bit shocked at his lack of caring for spreading the warts to other woman. But it also made me wonder if spreading them was not that common or really no big deal. Obviously I do not want to intentionally spread the warts to other woman, but on the other hand I do still want to have sex like a normal man in his 20's. Since there is no cure for this friggen virus, it appears we are stuck with it for life--wonderful.
So my question to the forum here is, when (or do you even) tell a woman that you have genital warts? Mine are flesh colored and she wouldn't visibly see them anyways. It obviously is a hard statement to tell a woman who is now naked and prepared for entry, "oh by the way I have genital warts."
I'm curious to see if you men tell your partners you have GW prior to having sex.
I think it would be immoral to hide such a thing from a partner. I would tell potential partners very early on, before they even got naked. That way, everyone is still thinking clearly and can make rational decisions. It might be difficult and embarrassing, but I think it is worth it.
I'm pretty much in the same boat bud. I'm 24 and just found out i have hpv, had some warts frozen, and of course for the first time in two years i meet a girl that i could see myself being with for a long time. We haven't had sex yet but i do plan on telling her. She has the right to know. I don't know if you've read into it but they have a vaccination for hpv that is primarily focused toward women between 19-26. Let her know you have hpv, if she wants to be with you she can take the vaccination. She should anyway! 80% of the U.S. will contract some form of hpv at some point in their lives and it causes cancer in women. What you need to remember before you sleep with a girl is: Do I Want To Be Responsible For Giving This Girl A Disease That Could Possibly Kill Her?