These wome keep monkeys as their perpetual children, even when the monkeys bit their real children!
I don’t think monkeys make particularly good pets. The potential zoonoses alone should make one really think carefully before bringing a non-human primate into the home.
But to make one your ersatz child, that’s a somewhat–um– pathological.
And, as you’ll see, when the monkeys are bad, they call in the “monkey whisperer” to get them under control!