It's nigh illegal in some places, and even if not illegal, prior acts of spanking can be used against you in a divorce, for example, to take your kids away. That's just the way it is. What punishment methods did your parents use when you were misbehaved? Researchers broke down the data, detailing each spanking or slapping incident, what led up to it, what type of punishment was used and how much, how a child reacted immediately and then several minutes later. How do you feel about it now? My father's methods were the complete opposite of my mother. Spanking turned you gay!?
Good Luck to you: I think it must be comforting for Amish children to all receive similar discipline. It was his fault we got muddy. They are more mothers out there with children like this and they need to know that they are not alone. I have three other children and they are very well behaved.
Do you talk about this issue with your husband, or is it just the big thing no one brings up? After three all natural births, the last two at home, her gyno recommended this and I can tell you it has made a very positive difference in our physical life together. Funny that in this whole discussion of Proverbs, the only verse cited outside of Proverbs is Gen. This was an issue in my marriage for awhile.
I think that's more effective than anything else. It was the belt for serious offenses, maybe just a quick a slap to the head if I did something stupid. I just very rarely misbehaved. Basically, she would swat me as she emphasized her lecture, i. Yes they spanked me, but they never beat me. To deal with this, my mom would chase me around the house.