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originally posted by: Baddogma
Violence is always the lesser choice when it comes to parenting.
But if one is bent on good ol' fashioned physical discipline, why pussy foot around? An electrical cord with one end's wires exposed and the other in a wall socket would teach valuable life lessons... no?
Oh, but that isn't a 'loving strike'... that's excessive and/or sick... yeah.
Degrees of rationalization amuses me... beg pardon.
And everyone but the girl in the OP is ... lesser.
originally posted by: Thundersmurf
a reply to: SallieSunshine
Absolutely ridiculous. How can you even justify that statement? Has there been any cases of a parent disciplining their child and then being charged with sexual assault? Or is more likely just plain, normal, non-sexual assault?
originally posted by: SallieSunshine
My great-grandmother's mother died when she was a baby. She and her siblings ended up being raised by an angry, immature stepmother. When she was adult her father one day asked her if her stepmother was good to her. She said "yes" even though it was not the case because she didn't want her dad to feel guilty. So just because your kids don't admit how badly you damaged them, doesn't mean the damage wasn't done. If you really don't understand why hitting children is bad then read the book "For Your Own Good" by Alice Miller. In the book Miller describes how children need to believe their parents love them and many will accept being hit as a loving act and then go on to hit their own children to justify this erroneous notion. The reason this world is so screwed up is because people hit their kids thereby planting the idea in their heads that might makes right and its okay to hurt and humiliate someone to get what you want.
It's only sexual assault in the eyes of a pervert
all spankings are sexual.
It makes me question why.
I'd just like to clarify I never said or implied this...
I spoke solely on this news piece.
Like I merely questioned why a grown man would want to spank his 12yr old daughter so badly he called the police to justify it...
Over a "heated argument"...
originally posted by: argentus
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