Muslim women fight back. But their victim says, “the only way to restore my dignity is really to take a third wife.” However, “I don’t know what I’m going to lose next if I do that.”
From Reuters, with thanks to Sr. Soph:
RIYADH (Reuters) – A Saudi man lost a bit of his nose in a joint assault by his two wives after he jokingly threatened to marry a third woman.
Judaie Ibn Salem had thought his threat would help resolve an argument over dividing up his house.
“I swore that I would do it because … they were impolite and that’s when I came under an even bigger attack,” Ibn Salem told Shams newspaper after having seven stitches inserted.
“I never realised they would get so worked up. But the only way to restore my dignity is really to take a third wife.
“I don’t know what I’m going to lose next if I do that.”