” I remember that the first time I looked at my son, of course I felt love. But I think the first feeling was not love: it was fear. Someone is needing me. If something happens to him, what am I going to do? Maybe I won’t survive if something happens to him? The fear was as big as the love. “


” I remember, when I was a teenager, people telling me, ‘You know, when you are a mother, you will never feel lonely. You will feel so much love, and you will be fulfilled by this love.’ Then I became a mother. And I learnt that is absolutely wrong: you can feel very lonely with your children, even if you love them. “


” Motherhood is not only something very pure and very full of love, it can be full of dark things, too. “


” My parents were lovers of books, and they raised us in a manner that viewed freedom and subversion as indispensable. “



All 4 Leila Slimani Quotes about Love in picture


I remember that the first time I looked at my son, of course I felt love. But I think the first feeling was not love: it was fear. Someone is needing me. If something happens to him, what am I going to do? Maybe I won
I remember, when I was a teenager, people telling me,
Motherhood is not only something very pure and very full of love, it can be full of dark things, too.
My parents were lovers of books, and they raised us in a manner that viewed freedom and subversion as indispensable.

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