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Friend With Benefits Gave Me an STD

Group Therapy: FWB Gave Me an STD

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I have been with my FWB for a long time. We both got tested for STDs in the beginning of our so called "relationship" before deciding to become exclusive and solely use bc. That was 3 years ago.

About 6 months ago I started getting strange symptoms and when I asked him if he wanted to be with anyone else . . . he said no. He said he wouldn't put my health in jeopardy and that it was only us two and nobody else.


My symptoms started getting worse and I got worried so I made an appointment. By this point he was getting angry with me because he said I didn't trust him and he didn't understand why if we are exclusive. My test results came back and sure enough I had an STD. It's curable but I'm hurt he lied to me and put my health at risk.

I broke things off with him but didn't tell him why and he tried to win me back by saying he wanted to try and have a relationship with me! I'm so hurt he lied to me. I have not been with anyone else and obviously you don't get an STD on your own. Should I say anything else to him or just walk away from the situation and leave him to figure it out?

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