Is it wrong to breakup with someone because you found out they have an STD?

Basic rundown of my situation… I met this girl about 4 months ago, and a week ago I asked her out – she said yes and we were both thrilled that we felt the same way about each other. Things were getting intimate last night while she was over, and when I went in to give her a kiss, she pulled away and told me that she has HSV-1 and HSV-2 (Oral and Genital Herpes). I thanked her for telling me before I had a chance to kiss her, and then we just cuddled the rest of the night and watched a movie.

This is really frustrating for me because I’m someone who takes very good care of my health, it’s an important aspect of my life and my career. It’s frustrating because I’ve haven’t connected with a girl as much as I have with her in over 8 years – I’m 28.

I didn’t shame her in any way and was supportive of her, but this feels like a deal-breaker to me because moving forward would mean I’m intentionally contracting Herpes, which sounds terrifying and irresponsible. Am I wrong for wanting to stop things because of an STD? Has anyone else been in a similar situation? This sucks because I care about her so much.

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