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The Spankings Are All In My Head

I asked my brother yesterday if Dad spanked us as kids. That Mum’s denial about it made me feel like it was all in my head. 430 more words


Wait Till Your Dad Gets Home

What did being spanked teach me? It taught me that people who love you hurt you. It taught me to not ever get caught misbehaving and lie about it if you do. 791 more words

Child Abuse

Law and Order – the Irony of Deterrents, Part 2

I’ve just re-read my first post by that name, and I couldn’t help but notice that it’s terrible. So this isn’t going to be so much ‘Part 2′ as version 2.0. 1,669 more words


Spanking In The Time Of Sabre-Toothed Tigers

Dad was prone to using beatings as a deterrent, and; but: I’m here to tell you that this “form of communication” had a profound effect on my life. 531 more words


Is Spanking Children The Right Way to Discipline?

Spanking, whether done by a plastic spatula or switch plucked from the forsythia bush, is never a pleasant experience. Of course, it isn’t meant be. Spanking is punishment, for goodness sakes. 757 more words

Fundamentalist Christian

The Research on Physical Punishment

Research on the prevalence of parental use of physical punishment shows that a large majority of parents use physical punishment at some point during their children’s lives, with prevalence rates peaking at 94% during the toddler years (Straus & Stewart, 1999). 368 more words