The answer is yes — and according to a new book that goes behind the scenes of the popular TV dating franchise, theres one STD in particular that prevents would-be contestants from getting a spot on the show: herpes.
Is it bad to date someone with herpes?
If youve recently found out that you have herpes, or recently found out you might be considering dating someone with HSV-1 or HSV-2, its vital that you stay positive. With the right combination of medication, conversation and understanding, its still very possible to form and maintain normal romantic relationships.
Can you make out with someone with herpes and not get it?
For example, when a person has a herpes outbreak — during which they will have noticeable symptoms — they should avoid: kissing, and any other form of oral contact. engaging in oral sex. sharing objects that have come into contact with saliva, such as lip balm.