View the list below, then follow the instructions to join your local herpes group.********** Herpes Privacy Tips Most of us are concerned about privacy online and do not want our sensitive, personal information to be seen by the rest of the world.If you want to take extra precautions to keep your herpes status private online, we recommend the following: – Create a brand new email account and username on Gmail or Yahoo that does not use your real name or any other words that too closely identify who you are.

Many local herpes groups function as both a Herpes Support Group and a Herpes Social Group.

There are also many “secret” (hidden) Facebook groups that have hundreds or thousands of members, but cannot be found by doing a search and require knowing the right person who can “add” you.

If you cannot find your local herpes social group or herpes support group on the list below – never fear!

There may be a *secret* Facebook group in your area.

– Use this new email address and username *exclusively* for your herpes-related online activities.

Do NOT share this email address with any of your non-herpes friends.Do NOT use this email address to do anything else except to sign up for herpes groups, herpes dating services, and herpes social media sites (including Facebook).HERPES SUPPORT GROUPS and HERPES SOCIAL GROUPS Herpes Support Groups and Herpes Social Groups exist in most major cities in the US and Canada and online, and we list them all below.Herpes support groups are sometimes called “HELP” support groups, and are occasionally affiliated with ASHA, the American Social Health Association.Herpes social groups often use terms like “Friends” as in “Bay Area Friends” (SF Bay Area) or “H2O” as in “DC H2O” or “H Club” or “H Friends”.A lot of regional herpes groups can be found on Meetup.com, Facebook (see below), Yahoo Groups, and other websites and social media platforms.