Advertisements And, she doesn't sublimate it at all. She just gets POed at the other wives and acts out by buying a bunch of stuff, turning the other two against each other, or spilling family secrets. Barb totally doesn't believe in the principle and Bill knows it. He doesn't care. He believes in it and lives it and is happy enough for Barb to go along. Nicki also knows Barb doesn't believe in it, but Margene didn't know that until this confrontation with Barb in this episode.