Running Head: Does everyone have herpes?2Herpes and singles: two flowers in a single branch?Many singles face the ultimate challenge of STD and herpes. Many people are guided by a high level of stigmas and misconception. However, it is important to empasize that the Herpes and Singles can be closely related and are almost indivisible. First let us as look at the numbers. According to the World Health Organizations two-thirds of the worlds human population under 50 lives with HSV-1, the strain of herpes that can be transmitted without penetrative sex. The above thesis is also supported by the fact that 80% of people with herpes are not aware that they have it. That is why, it is imperative to understand that this controversial issue has often lead to misconception and false information.