"We went to a family dinner in the suburbs of Paris. [...] And on the way back, the two of us thought that it would be nice to see an exhibition on Belgian surrealists. Once inside the museum, the children began to be awful." Laure said that the exhibition was "bullshit." Cecil began to scream, so Yves took him outside. "And I started yelling at him for this: 'Why aren't you more strong with him?' And we began to argue. We didn't see anything. And at that point, I thought, 'I really regret it, I regret having children.' "So she went out and wrote a book about how having children prevents you from enjoying the finer things and because motherhood has been a bad experience for her, nobody should have children.
So cheer up, Violet. The next time you want to take an exhibit of Belgian surrealists, just remember that you won't be burdened by badly behaving children who don't appreciate such things.
Cecil and Laure, for their part, regret having parents.