Origin of: “Cutting off one’s nose to spite one’s face”

(Post Script to previous article: "Extreme Spite: Man spent 19 years in a Israeli prison rather than agree to a divorce.") This phrase "cutting off one's nose to spite one's face," means “to do something that is meant to harm someone else, but also harms the person who does it.” The suggested origin of this … Continue reading Origin of: “Cutting off one’s nose to spite one’s face”

“Extreme Spite” — The Man Who Willfully Spent 19 Years in an Israeli Prison Rather Than Agree to Divorce

“Spite”: "deliberately trying to hurt someone, even when there is nothing to gain, and even when it involves harm to self." Ultra-Orthodox Wedding Orthodox Wedding In 1986, a Jewish couple were married in an orthodox ceremony is Israel. They were married for nine years, and they had four children together. Marriage Nightmare The husband was … Continue reading “Extreme Spite” — The Man Who Willfully Spent 19 Years in an Israeli Prison Rather Than Agree to Divorce