The short answer is no. When your child misbehaves or acts in defiant, inappropriate, or even dangerous ways, you want to show him his behavior is unacceptable and must change. Spanking may seem like a direct and effective way to do that, but it delivers other messages you don't want to send:. That's a natural question. After all, most of us were spanked as children -- 82 percent, according to the latest poll -- and we didn't turn out so bad, did we? We may feel that our parents were good parents, that they spanked us because they loved us, so why shouldn't we practice the same "tough love" on our kids?
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Ask Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. I am a young woman in her 20s who has recently gotten into a long-distance relationship with another woman after being friends for a couple of years. We have discussed sex in preparation for this summer when I will take a bus out to see her. Sexually speaking, we are quite compatible, but the problem is that I have a kink for being spanked, and she is not interested in that at all due to connections with upsetting childhood memories.
My girlfriend wants me to spank her. Should I feel guilty?
Last week the American Academy of Pediatrics released new recommendations for the effective discipline of children and weighed in on a highly debated topic: whether or not you should spank your kids. A leading pediatric organization in the country , comprising nearly 70, physicians, came in with a definitive position: you absolutely should not spank. It is ineffective and harms them , not just physically but also emotionally and developmentally. Corporal punishment physical force designed to create hurt or discomfort like spanking has shown to increase aggression in children, lead to more defiance rather than obedience, and can result in decreased brain development and a lower I. Children who are spanked show increased anti-social behavior, mental health problems and cognitive difficulties that carry through into their adult years.
For many parents, the idea of spanking their child is abhorrent. And yet, about a quarter of parents do it—despite a pile of evidence that it's the wrong approach. By Bonnie Schiedel November 5, His son and daughter, aged three and five, were bickering in another room. He hollered for them to come and see him—planning only to give them a talking-to—and when his son entered the room, his eyes were fearful, his hands were on his behind and he was standing as far as he could from his dad.