Educated by Tara Westover
For as long as I could remember, this image had been at the core of my idea of paradise: my husband, and his wives. There was a sting in this arithmetic: in knowing that in the divine calculus of heaven, one man could balance the equation for countless women.
I looked for sting in the dictionary, but I have found nothing suggesting it's used in the meaning of disadvantage. Hope someone can help me