Carer dating sex
Because of the fact that you had a professional relationship with this client, I think that it should stay within a professional relationship.
Not only because of your professional standards, but to be ethical as well. I don’t think it is appropriate to go from a caregiver role to having a relationship with someone.
A partner who has genital herpes needs support and acceptance.
It took a lot of courage for your partner to tell you, and it means he or she cares about your well-being and values your trust. If you're uncomfortable with the idea of having sex with your partner again, or becoming sexually intimate for the first time, you're entitled to feel that way.
It’s not on - in love or not, these are our clients. There would still be an imbalance of power, which in all likelihood would belong to the Worker.
Staff who are close in age to clients can easily find themselves romantically and sexually attracted to clients, for whom they initially feel legitimate concern and compassion.
A herpes infection doesn't always cause obvious sores on the genitals.