What can you do instead of spanking? But when a parent uses a force as violent as a Roy Lessin spanking, mistakes are truly damaging, especially when the spanking ritual involves breaking the child's will-or breaking any part of a child's psyche! I especially fear men in authority roles. How do you think a person might feel who believes that his parents are unpredictable? But many people believe god wants them to do lots of things, such as believing there are specific ways to pray, dress, speak, eat, engage in adult relationships, etc.
You recommend that parents comfort the child until sufficient time has passed, and then ask the child to stop crying.
Spanking is Hitting Afterall
A parent must be loving, accessible, involved, but also an authority figure. Thanks for this great article Dr. If I showed this to him, he would be horrified. To this day, I cannot physically tolerate either parent touching me. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. September 18, at 1: