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WIBU to do this to my DH? <lighthearted>

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Solari Fri 28-Jun-13 17:18:05

We have a baby (months old) and I am pretty close to exhausted and would love nothing more than a good night's undisturbed sleep.

DH, on the other hand, is overly amorous and being a bit pesky with it (waking me up etc.)

Today I received a bit of very good news, and DH told me very seriously that his celebration present to me will be that "I can do whatever I want to him tonight."

WIBU to lure him onto the living room couch, tie him up, then bring him a pillow and a blanket, and get a good night's sleep to myself on our double bed?

(Disclaimer: I do love him and wouldn't actually do this probably , but its the first longing thought that popped into mind when he said what his 'gift' was!)

AllIWant85 Fri 28-Jun-13 17:20:31

Do it! grin

AllIWant85 Fri 28-Jun-13 17:20:55

Oh and YANBU! smile

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Fri 28-Jun-13 17:21:30

Don't tie him up, he won't be able to get up all through the night to see to the baby! Unless of course it's with a bungee cord, that might work?

ha ha ha , sounds exactly the sort of thing I would have wanted to do at that stage. have a nice evening wink

thebody Fri 28-Jun-13 17:22:10


Buzzardbird Fri 28-Jun-13 17:24:03

Oh, you can get so much more out of this if you interpret his word about turning him into the sole childminder for the evening and you go off and have a relaxing evening in a hotel? <wishful thinking>

phantomhairpuller Fri 28-Jun-13 17:51:44

Absolutely definitely DO IT grin

picnicbasketcase Fri 28-Jun-13 17:53:00

Tie his hands behind his back and put makeup on him

Glittertwins Fri 28-Jun-13 17:58:23

DH here is looking worried about what I am reading grin. Do it!

StuntGirl Fri 28-Jun-13 18:00:24

I know its lighthearted an' all, buuuuuuut... have you asked him to stop? Waking a new mother who is exhausted just so he can have sex is pretty fucking shitty.

Solari Fri 28-Jun-13 18:11:22

picnicbasketcase He would never forgive me!

StuntGirl I would do if it were all the time, but fortunately he's not always like this, just episodes of random "over-interestedness". He's very kind and considerate in daily life, and helps out as much as he can despite working long, hard hours, so I don't mind putting myself out a bit. If it got too much, for too long, I would talk to him about it, and am sure he would take note. However, we've not gone beyond petty irritation yet . smile

Marcheline Fri 28-Jun-13 18:14:06

StuntGirl agreed.

OP, He needs to wind it in. You have just had a baby. You need sleep. He can cope without sex.

Book into a hotel by yourself, and leave him to look after the baby for a night.

And congrats on your good news!

Marcheline Fri 28-Jun-13 18:15:37


You are much, much nicer than me smile

Kafri Fri 28-Jun-13 18:19:39

lead him on for the evening and then when you crawl into bed, tell him exactly what you want to do to him - absolutely nothing!!! then turn over and get a good night's kip! grin

Shellywelly1973 Fri 28-Jun-13 18:23:56

Definitely do it!!

ChippingInWiredOnCoffee Fri 28-Jun-13 18:24:43

Congrats on your good news smile Are you sharing??

I'd gag him then lock him in the spare room with the baby & bottles of milk to last until at least mid day tomorrow - if I was feeling generous I'd leave him something to eat and a bucket grin

Solari Fri 28-Jun-13 18:27:08

Well I'm now I'm also going to have to think up an excuse for why I'm giggling like a madwoman at the computer before he wants to come have a look at what's so funny... maybe I should let him. <feeling mischievous!> grin

Solari Fri 28-Jun-13 18:30:21

Too much detail about good news might out me unfortunately (quite specific), but we are finally seeing some hard work pay off. smile

In all seriousness, I probably should do something nice for him, but this is more fun!

nbee84 Fri 28-Jun-13 18:30:52

Your present is that you can do whatever you want to him. Shouldn't it be the other way round? confused

nbee84 Fri 28-Jun-13 18:32:43

That sounds a bit wrong - meant as in your present should be that he can do whatever you want him to do to you

Solari Fri 28-Jun-13 18:35:15

Oh, confused was exactly my inner expression when he said it! But I think in his somewhat-overly-lusty-atm, beer-fogged mind, I'm betting he thought he'd love it if I gave him that free pass, so he gave it to me, thinking not quite clearly that I'd feel the same!

nbee84 Fri 28-Jun-13 18:38:58

Lol! With any luck you'll be in such a good and happy mood you can have a bit of fun and then get a good nights sleep while he sees to the baby.

StuntGirl Fri 28-Jun-13 18:40:13

I don't know, the kind of man who demands sex from a new mother and repeatedly wakes her up for it probably thinks this'd be a right old treat.

Solari Fri 28-Jun-13 18:46:14

Aww, he doesn't 'demand', honest. I'm feeling a bit guilty I may have put him in a bad light here. He is very respectful of my boundaries when I lay them down, but I just haven't done with this particular issue yet, as it hasn't got to that level of bothersome.

I have no doubt he would back off if I asked him to. I just haven't got to that degree of irked yet. I'm really just having a little light-hearted gripe, while kicking back (he has baby atm).

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