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What do you do when a bob is not enough?

(53 Posts)
tescosmum781 Sun 20-Jul-14 18:04:54

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EveMarieSaint Sun 20-Jul-14 18:05:27

What is a 'bob'?

Pooka Sun 20-Jul-14 18:06:11

A perm?

HumblePieMonster Sun 20-Jul-14 18:06:31

i was going to ask the same question.

it meant 'to defecate', in other families, when i was a child. we didn't say that.

HumblePieMonster Sun 20-Jul-14 18:07:01

oh, as a teenager, a 'bob' was a short haircut, straight at the bottom, like a shorter pageboy.

EveMarieSaint Sun 20-Jul-14 18:07:02

A shilling?

pictish Sun 20-Jul-14 18:07:17

You'll have to tell us what a bob is, I'm afraid. I only know it as a hairdo.

HumblePieMonster Sun 20-Jul-14 18:07:34

grin yes, and it was a shilling too. two bob, even.

and it was the scary guy from twin peaks.

Blithereens Sun 20-Jul-14 18:07:46

I think the OP means 'battery operated boyfriend'.

HumblePieMonster Sun 20-Jul-14 18:07:55

is it a wank?

EveMarieSaint Sun 20-Jul-14 18:08:27


StandsOnGoldenSands Sun 20-Jul-14 18:08:47

I get it cut really short right up the back.

You mean hairstyle right?

HumblePieMonster Sun 20-Jul-14 18:09:26

oh my! cross post. a 'battery operated boyfriend'? never heard that one before. blush
well, that might be fun but it can't make a cup of tea afterwards. you need a teasmade, too.

eatscakefornoreasonwhatsoever Sun 20-Jul-14 18:09:58

Is this a duplicate thread?

pictish Sun 20-Jul-14 18:09:59

Oh I seeeeee...
I don't think anyone should accept a sexless relationship, unless that's what they both want and are happy with. Otherwise it's miserable isn't it?
11 years is a long time to go without if you want it.

EveMarieSaint Sun 20-Jul-14 18:10:24

To answer your original question, OP, have you considered divorce?

Blithereens Sun 20-Jul-14 18:11:18

I'd never heard it before but I just googled it and there it was!

OP, have you tried couples' therapy? There are people who specialise in these issues.

tescosmum781 Sun 20-Jul-14 18:13:47

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pictish Sun 20-Jul-14 18:15:05

Of course you can't - you poor thing.
What does he have to say on the subject? Surely he must understand how unfulfilling it is for you?

BobPatandIgglePiggle Sun 20-Jul-14 18:15:58

People are not taking the piss - just wondering.

Your title refers to 'a bob' and we don't know what it means

If you could clarify then people can help.

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Sun 20-Jul-14 18:17:49

It's not just sex by the sound of it you sound lonely and rejected on other levels. It might suit your H to downplay the importance of sex to keep avoid confrontation but if you're unhappy you shouldn't lie to yourself about what you miss.

EveMarieSaint Sun 20-Jul-14 18:18:21

There's only so much trying you can do, though. He has to be willing to change something.

maras2 Sun 20-Jul-14 18:18:28

I still don't know WTAF a BOB is.

EveMarieSaint Sun 20-Jul-14 18:19:04

RTFT - battery operated boyfriend.

DonkeysDontRideBicycles Sun 20-Jul-14 18:19:27

Did something happen 11 years' ago that you know of? Wondering if something triggered this.

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