The Scoop: For single men and women with herpes, it can be a challenge to start dating again after a diagnosis. They may feel stigmatized and scared to share that diagnosis with a potential partner for fear of rejection. That’s why many turn to This website reviews herpes-friendly dating sites and offers tips for those with sexually transmitted infections and diseases. can help singles move past the stigma to find the happiness they deserve.

Recently, the team at got a surprise package in the mail. Inside the box was a cake announcing a wedding — from a couple who had met through the platform. helped the pair find each other, and, after dating for six months, they decided they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together.

What made the announcement even more special was that was created to bring together singles with herpes. Men and women who live with sexually transmitted infections and diseases, including the herpes simplex virus (HSV), may feel stigmatized and judged by others in the dating scene. But couples can find love, support, and understanding, thanks to

The logo helps singles with herpes meet compatible people.

“The best part of that story is that the couple has now started to teach classes on positivity and happiness to HSV singles around them,” said a spokesperson for “That also means more users for us, as they highly recommend”

That’s just one of the many happy stories that the team has heard from people who once felt depressed and anxious about their diagnosis. On, HSV-positive singles can read reviews of different dating sites and learn vital dating tips. That advice can help them move forward with dating and feel good about finding love that can last a lifetime.

“Finding a partner who understands you physically, emotionally, and mentally is the best gift that you can ask for. And that is what we are doing, bringing people together to help them deal with anything that life throws at them,” the spokesperson said. “We believe that everyone has the right to fall in love without being judged, and we foster love and relationships for people with herpes.”

A Comfortable Space for Those with Herpes helps normalize herpes-positive dating for singles around the world. Many of those living with HSV feel like outsiders on other dating platforms.

“There are millions of singles who are living with herpes — not just physically but also emotionally,” the spokesman said. “The numbers show the potential that this sort of platform has to change lives for the better. With, we want to bring a new angle into the lives of our user base.”

The site’s readers are generally between the ages of 22 and 37, and the majority of the site’s traffic comes from singles living in the United States and the United Kingdom. According to the spokesperson, understanding and awareness of herpes are higher in the U.S. and U.K.

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The blog is filled with informative articles on positive dating platforms.

The site sees more men who are active in herpes-positive dating than women, and’s user base continues to grow as it produces more compassionate content that helps positive singles feel understood. By finding fellow singles who are struggling with the same situations, visitors see that they’re not alone — and don’t have to be romantically, either.

The blog is filled with tips to help people feel more comfortable with getting back into the dating scene. For example, one post focused on ensuring the security of a potential dating site. That is particularly important for readers because maintaining privacy is important when connecting with others who have herpes.

Helping You Choose the Right Dating Site

Before any single with herpes moves forward with online dating, they need to review their options, and HDatingSites makes that process easy. The site features four of the best herpes-positive dating sites on its main page:,,, and highlight each of these sites and compares them on a variety of features. Along with privacy, singles may be interested in knowing how many active members are on each website. A larger dating pool could make it more likely that daters will find someone they connect with beyond a diagnosis. Plus, it’s important to consider whether sites have issues with fake profiles — a common and often frustrating element of online dating, regardless of any health concerns.

Screenshot of homepage provides in-depth reviews of the top sites for singles with HSV.

Features like chat rooms, private photo albums, blogs, and privacy settings are also important things to consider, the spokesperson said.

“There is a lot of negativity and pain around us. Hence, reading something positive every day makes our souls happy. At, we make sure to enlighten our readers with wonderful dating stories and blogs about love to make them feel joyous,” the spokesperson said. “And with genuine reviews and helpful testimonials, our users can get to know about any platform, any time.”

Also, the site helps singles compare pricing. Often, dating sites offer free membership levels, but only allow users access to a limited feature set. Paid herpes-positive sites typically have more options for members, and sites also rates each dating site based on its customer service. Run by a Team That Cares

Behind the scenes, is run by a large team of professionals who care about helping people with herpes find love — just like the couple who sent them a cake after getting engaged. The team is 27 people strong and is continually growing to add experienced technology professionals and marketing experts, according to the spokesperson.

“Such a platform needs a team that is not just growth-oriented but also passionate. That helps in building the right culture in the company,” the spokesperson said. “We have complete faith in this team and the fact that we are creating something which is going to help millions of people find a loving partner.”

The site also has plenty of talented writers who produce informative reviews and blog posts for the site. The goal is to expand the site’s reach to help as many people as possible.

As a result of all that hard work, the team often receives feedback from grateful readers who have gained confidence and self-worth that was challenged by the diagnosis of herpes. One woman, who had lost her husband, sent an email to the editors of the site explaining how she was worried about online dating in the herpes community. But, after reading the reviews and tips, she felt ready to start dating. In the email, she happily announced that she had found love.

“So many reviews, emails, and compliments help us keep doing the work that we are doing. We are more than excited to come to the office and experience great levels of positivity flowing around,” the spokesperson said. “Also, with the growing user base, we are pretty confident that we will help more people to find love, and that feeling is truly blissful.”

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