Negative Effects Of Spanking

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Spanking has a positive effect on children

For many years parents have been disciplining their children in various ways. Discipline is required to train a child in doing what is right and staying away from what is wrong and dangerous. Discipline has always been used in order for the child not to grow up spoiled and choosy. Giving children what they want always is never a good thing, while teaching them that they cannot have everything teaches them patience. Discipline is very critical in a child’s life because it is a determining factor on how that child is going to turn out in the future. People will always relate bad parenting to a child’s bad behaviour and good parenting to a good behaviour. So how must parents discipline in order
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More severe forms of spanking, such as switching, paddling, belting, caning, whipping, and birching, involve the use of an implement instead of a hand. Parents commonly spank children or adolescents in response to undesired behavior. Spanking is a good way to promote child discipline. But there are some studies that spanking does not stop misbehavior. Spanking doesn’t work for several reasons because it doesn’t teach children to have self control or what to do instead. It has even long-term, harmful side effects. One reason why almost everyone overestimates the effectiveness of spanking is that we have selective inattention. We simply do not remember when spanking fails, as it does most of the time because it contradicts what we want to believe. Partly this is because our culture believes spanking is normal and partly because many of us were spanked as children. It is difficult for us adults relate our adult problems to childhood spanking or to condemn our…show more content…
It is imprinted in an individual that if ever something is not done right or something is done with the wrong means that there will be consequences and pains. Experience will always be the best teacher and experiences involving pain are hard to forget. Parents discipline because they love their children not because they want to. There are consequences if they give a child only gifts and not values. Parents do not want to raise children who are spoiled. Parents are not there to give what a child wants always because parents aren’t always there forever for a child’s every need when he/she grows up to be an adult.

Whether it is taking away a child’s toy, time-out or spanking children need their parent’s discipline. They will only become a product of what they are taught from a young age and these children are deeply affected emotionally by the amount of love and compassion that is put into raising them. Whatever form of discipline is implied it must be one of respect and strong moral values that they can someday use when children become parents as well in their own respective
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