I was standing on a dirt path in a Russian country village, holding my boyfriend Anton’s torn, bloodstained T-shirt.
The nurse who examined me revealed that she had herpes and said it was no big deal.
In myths, Cupid is a minor character who serves mostly to set the plot in motion.
He is a main character only in the tale of Cupid and Psyche, when wounded by his own weapons, he experiences the ordeal of love.
I had barely finished my first semester of college when I found out I had herpes.
A high school friend and I wound up taking our friendship a little further, and 20 seconds into the act that would change my life forever, he stopped.