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Herpes Jokes: Getting the Last Laugh

Q: What’s the difference between love and herpes? A: Herpes lasts forever.

I often see people on the Herpes Life Forums who are hurt or frustrated when they hear someone telling a Herpes joke.

NEWS ALERT!

EVERYTHING has been the butt of a joke at some time or other… every conceivable race, emotion, situation, disease, etc known to man is fair game. Blondes. Fat people. Pollacks. The President. Kids. You name it, there’s a joke (or several hundred) for it. So why is it all of a sudden it’s not OK to joke about Herpes once we are diagnosed? I’ll bet you either have told or laughed at a Herpes joke at some point in the past. Yeah – some are uglier than others… but same goes for everything else that’s joked about. IT’S NOT PERSONAL!  You only noticed it because you have Herpes – and there will be jokes out there that you don’t think twice about that bother someone else. So what is the difference between a Herpes joke and the following ?(Graphic alert! I picked these specifically because of the nature of the joke and this blog) Continue reading Herpes Jokes: Getting the Last Laugh