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My Husband Gave Me An STD. What Should I Do Now?

There is one crucial step you should take before you confront your husband.

You've been married for fifteen years, have been 100% faithful to your husband but learn you have an STD during a routine doctors visit. What do you do now? 

Marriage therapist Theresa Maples offers a 4-step guide to dealing with this confusing and stressful situation. You may not know where to turn but the helpful advice by Maples will give you a head start to healing and figuring out your future. 

Watch the video to see the steps you should take if you're in this position but one things for sure — don't do anything rash or sudden. Whatever you decide to do with your life is up to you but it's best to make major decisions after a certain cool down period. The expert agrees! 

Expert advice

Save your breath because you only need two words to make him commit.
Are you REALLY thinking about their happiness?
If you keep finding yourself in heartbreaking, dead end relationships, listen up.
It seems like you can't do anything right.
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