With more than 15,000 members, HMates offers a larger database of members than most STD dating sites, and a nice, straightforward layout to boot.
Focusing entirely on people with HSV and/or HPV, HMates won't There are no costs to use HMates, and the feature-rich site includes privacy features, chat, photos, and advanced search capabilities for all members, although you'll have to fill out your profile completely before you can contact anyone.
Text heavy and information dense, the site doesn't require its members to pay for services, but you won't get full access until you pay a very small fee ranging from $0.99 a month to $9.99 a year.
Includes chat, message boards, groups that you can create and invite people to, as well as photo, video and music uploads.
More » A somewhat dated view welcomes new members to H-Date, a dating site geared toward people living with Herpes Type 1 (HSV-1) or Type 2 (HSV-2).
Although the front page signup only shows American locations, the company does offer its services to more than 50,000 people around the world. More » UK-based STD dating site offers blogs, chat rooms, favorites, and multimedia uploads to your profile, as well as an unlimited number of photos.
Two experts, a doctor and a counselor, offer advice and support for Date Positive members struggling with being single and having an STD, and the "best" profiles get a free month of access.
Costs "£3.99 per month, billed in a single payment of £11.97".
More » More social networking than dating, Love H Style offers support, information and groups mostly for people with HVP or Herpes, but they also welcome anyone with an STI and STD.
Every niche of dating site imaginable has cropped up over the past decade, including ones that cater to singles with HIV, herpes, HPV, HSV, syphilis and more. Meet People with Herpes (MPw H) caters to singles with Herpes and/or HPV and who want to meet someone special to date.
If you've been diagnosed with an STI or STD or don't mind dating someone who has, take a peek at these options with explanations as to why I feel they're different, better, or at least a decent choice to check out. Starting in 1997 and boasting more than 70,000 members, MPw H is one of the longest standing and most used STD dating sites around today, although the layout looks more 90s than post-millenial.
Still, it offers a great number of features and the site gets quoted by experts regularly when speaking of STIs and dating.
Cost: .75 to 9.99 a month USD, depending on the length of subscription.