For many, finding out they have an STD means the end of their dating life.
It’s difficult to imagine telling someone you care about that you have an illness which could get passed on to them. There are plenty of herpes dating sites out there, as well as STD dating sites with a section specifically for herpes dating.
People with HPV, HSV-1, HSV-2, HIV, Hepatitis, and other STDs are served in the same searchable profile database, so you can select just to see profiles with HSV-1 and/or HSV-2 or HPV.
Positive is one of the more expensive herpes dating services, but a lot of people sign up because there are many more profiles for people with herpes than any other site.
Membership costs around per month (as little as a month if you buy a multi-month package), and provides access to useful features like counseling via chat or email, extra search options (including by STD if you’re specifically looking for herpes dating), the ability to start actual conversations, and bumping your profile to the top of any applicable searches.
With or without the added features, it’s the top site on the list and the best place to start.
This site calls itself the largest STD dating site in the world.
Below, we’ve ranked the top six positive dating websites for anyone living with an STD.
They also provide a lot of support services, including support through chat or in their forums, and plenty of inspirational stories that have been submitted by members.
Signup is free and comes with a profile and up to 27 photos, the ability to send winks and search through members by a variety of topics, and access to most of the support services.
These sites offer support and hope to daters looking to connect with a positive community.
Not strictly a dating site for positive singles but still the best option, in our expert opinion, Match is the acclaimed name in the dating industry.