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what does STBX mean?

(15 Posts)
Romilly70 Mon 24-Sep-12 08:28:09

keep seeing it, i guess in a negative context about Ex-H's but can't find the acronym

OneOfMyTurnsComingOn Mon 24-Sep-12 08:28:26

Soon to be ex.

arthurfowlersallotment Mon 24-Sep-12 08:29:52

Oh dear, I always thought it meant stupid bastard ex husband..


OneOfMyTurnsComingOn Mon 24-Sep-12 08:30:21

Brilliant! I like it! I call mine Twat Face!

ShiteMum101 Mon 24-Sep-12 09:21:22

Also can be read as shitbox, strangely appropriate.

skyebluesapphire Mon 24-Sep-12 09:24:36

I always take it to be Soon To Be X Husband and always use it as such, but any of the above are appropriate grin

Twunt is another great word...

THETrills Mon 24-Sep-12 09:26:22

I don't know why people bother really, if you are split up then why not move straight into "ex"?

skyebluesapphire Mon 24-Sep-12 09:27:35

because some people have more than one, so they have the ex and the soon to be ex, lol

HotDAMNlifeisgood Mon 24-Sep-12 09:30:11

It can also be used by posters who are gearing up to leave a P or H, but where the split hasn't happened yet. "STBX" is a label that helps steel their resolve to make the move.

skyebluesapphire Mon 24-Sep-12 09:31:58

Yes, it helps me because he walked out in Feb and I still referred to him as H for ages. It was quite a significant move to start labelling him as STBXH and didnt feel as aggressive as twunt grin.

My divorce will come through any now hopefully and then he will be the X forever!!!

unhappyhildebrand Mon 24-Sep-12 10:13:02

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

HotDAMNlifeisgood Mon 24-Sep-12 10:20:18

well done you, hildebrand.

Change of username beckons?

unhappyhildebrand Mon 24-Sep-12 10:24:43

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

skyebluesapphire Mon 24-Sep-12 11:14:38

F H R A S J - just trying to work out an anagram for you, lol

Einsty Mon 24-Sep-12 13:27:56

I too was convinced it was Stupid Bastard Ex... Took me an age to realise otherwise grin

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