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Parent’s Just Don’t Understand

parentsex.JPGEvery kid’s worst nightmare has to be the perpetual fear that he or she might walk in on their parents fornicating. It’s happened to the best of us; certain among us may never erase the image of one’s father’s incisor hooked into one’s mother’s nose, while sliding around as if on a 5’4 Slip n’ Slide that grunts like a hyena having its head banged against a wall. (Thank God, my mother doesn’t read QuizLaw).

Of course, inadvertently walking in one one’s parents getting busy on the waterbed probably isn’t nearly as bad as a sex-ed class taught by your mother and her boyfriend. Unfortunately, that’s what happened to the nine-year-old daughter of Rebecca Arnold, in Woonsocket, R.I. Arnold taught her daughter about the birds and the bees the hard way – with in-person demonstrations:

During an investigation by the state child welfare authorities, [David] Prata, 33, said he and Arnold, 36, had sex “all the time” in front of the child and that “we don’t believe in hiding anything.” He told an investigator that they did not force the girl to watch.

Well, at least they didn’t force the girl to watch; presumably, they just bumped uglies in front of the TV and told the daughter, “You can look away if you’d like. But, you’ll be missing quite the show, little lady.”

It could’ve been worse, I suppose; the daughter could have been witness to the husband who tore out his wife’s eyes when she refused to have sex with him.