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Codeine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-13-10 12:12 AM
Response to Reply #27
29. For some kids yes.
Others, not so much. Every kid is different.
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  -Is spanking a part of your family experience? kristopher  Apr-12-10 10:36 PM   #0 
  - More like being smacked around with a belt.  arcadian   Apr-12-10 10:39 PM   #1 
  - same here..only it was with anything that happened to be at hand  SoCalDem   Apr-13-10 06:49 AM   #45 
  - But we did not all turn out to be violent. I didn't. nt  Captain Hilts   Apr-12-10 10:39 PM   #2 
  - I was spanked a couple times but do not remember it; I spanked my children out of frustration maybe  Brickbat   Apr-12-10 10:39 PM   #3 
  - I actually like the Super Nanny technique myself. Although I am now a  LakeSamish706   Apr-12-10 10:39 PM   #4 
  - No. My mom used to flick her finger on the side of my head (if that makes any  gateley   Apr-12-10 10:41 PM   #5 
  - I had a teacher who would smack kids on the top of the head  arcadian   Apr-12-10 10:44 PM   #10 
  - I got spanked once in my life, and I'm pretty sure I deserved it! nt  Speck Tater   Apr-12-10 10:41 PM   #6 
  - Would not spanking lead to passive Emo kids?  DJ13   Apr-12-10 10:42 PM   #7 
  - I'd be more inclined to think making toddlers sit quietly, alone, in a dark corner would lead  KittyWampus   Apr-13-10 08:36 AM   #48 
  - Spanked on the buttocks. Never slapped or hit by surprise.  Lex   Apr-12-10 10:42 PM   #8 
  - Only w/the hand.......mutually shared pain.  southerncrone   Apr-12-10 10:44 PM   #9 
  - the cliched defense of spanking is  miscsoc   Apr-12-10 10:50 PM   #11 
  - I was spanked once or twice  abelenkpe   Apr-12-10 10:53 PM   #12 
  - My fiance's brother was beaten as well.  blueamy66   Apr-13-10 09:43 AM   #51 
  - My parents spanked. Sometime in my 30s, my mother apologized to me.  Luminous Animal   Apr-12-10 10:53 PM   #13 
  - I got it a couple of times,but it was rare.  Swede   Apr-12-10 10:55 PM   #14 
  - No one ever hit my Mom..ever. My Dad's father , a homicide detective,.  Walk away   Apr-12-10 10:57 PM   #15 
  - Yes. I was hit so hard I had bruises.  Zoeisright   Apr-12-10 10:57 PM   #16 
  - I was spanked and I believe in it  PinkFloyd   Apr-12-10 10:58 PM   #17 
  - I was not spanked as a child and do not spank as a parent  Tumbulu   Apr-12-10 11:03 PM   #18 
  - Yes. I am not violent.  emilyg   Apr-12-10 11:11 PM   #19 
  - I was spanked as a kid  deoxyribonuclease   Apr-12-10 11:12 PM   #20 
  - Spanking? Hmmm....  jtuck004   Apr-12-10 11:14 PM   #21 
  - Yes, spanking was one of the discipline tools.  Gormy Cuss   Apr-12-10 11:16 PM   #22 
  - My sister and I got spanked on occasion, when we were BRATS.  kestrel91316   Apr-12-10 11:33 PM   #23 
  - Outside of light, firm ones to get my attention when I was little, no.  Odin2005   Apr-12-10 11:48 PM   #24 
  - Yes and I deserved every one of them  XOKCowboy   Apr-12-10 11:48 PM   #25 
  - Why do we assume that spanking makes children aggressive?  Codeine   Apr-12-10 11:57 PM   #26 
  - Can you evision any alternative that might work as well or better?  kristopher   Apr-13-10 12:08 AM   #27 
     - For some kids yes.  Codeine   Apr-13-10 12:12 AM   #29 
  - wooden spaghetti spoon, belt & the sound of the barber strop stopped us in our tracks.  Historic NY   Apr-13-10 12:09 AM   #28 
  - As a "You just sit there and think about what's coming to you." type of thing...  TheMadMonk   Apr-13-10 12:18 AM   #30 
  - We were beaten  WCIL   Apr-13-10 12:19 AM   #31 
  - Belated welome to DU, WICL.  EFerrari   Apr-13-10 12:47 AM   #37 
  - We got a few well-deserved swats to our clothed bottoms.  CaliforniaPeggy   Apr-13-10 12:34 AM   #32 
  - Yes, and I do have some anger issues.  Incitatus   Apr-13-10 12:38 AM   #33 
  - We caught grief from my family for not spanking our kids...  cynatnite   Apr-13-10 12:39 AM   #34 
  - Yes  Missy Vixen   Apr-13-10 12:42 AM   #35 
  - I didn't have children either, for much the same reason. nt  raccoon   Apr-13-10 09:49 AM   #54 
  - No. My extended family didn't hit children.  EFerrari   Apr-13-10 12:44 AM   #36 
  - My mother was very abusive.  Joe Bacon   Apr-13-10 01:12 AM   #38 
  - I got spanked (over the knees and all that) just once by my father when I was under 3.  no_hypocrisy   Apr-13-10 05:41 AM   #39 
  - When I was growing up  Dorian Gray   Apr-13-10 06:16 AM   #40 
  - The old, "well I was spanked and I turned out ok"--how utterly stupid a defense for spanking.  elocs   Apr-13-10 06:23 AM   #41 
  - Yes, we were spanked. No, we didn't turn out aggressive or violent.  Lyric   Apr-13-10 06:34 AM   #42 
  - It wasn't part of growing up for my sister & I. Nor do my wife or I ever spank our daughter.  Echo In Light   Apr-13-10 06:45 AM   #43 
  - No, not once, ever  quaker bill   Apr-13-10 06:49 AM   #44 
  - No spanking in my home.  katsy   Apr-13-10 08:31 AM   #46 
  - Spanking? Is part of how I became emancipated at 14 yrs old  bridgit   Apr-13-10 08:36 AM   #47 
  - I had what were called "whippings"  deutsey   Apr-13-10 09:37 AM   #49 
  - I was spanked a few times  blueamy66   Apr-13-10 09:41 AM   #50 
  - Yup.  Iggo   Apr-13-10 09:44 AM   #52 
  - I was spanked with yardstick, fly swatter, whatever was at hand.  raccoon   Apr-13-10 09:44 AM   #53 
  - Watched as my father made a paddle out of plywood  Urban Prairie   Apr-13-10 10:00 AM   #55 
  - I think maybe 2 times I got swatted on the butt.  Shell Beau   Apr-13-10 10:03 AM   #56 
  - i got swatted a time or two when i was little, but not really.  dionysus   Apr-13-10 10:04 AM   #57 

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