Spanking
Parenting

The Dangerous Effect of Childhood Spanking

What childhood spanking does to children? Many children around the world experience harsh parenting. This is may include spanking, pinching, kicking, etc. Parenting research findings consistently find a negative impact of childhood spanking. The effect of this parental discipline is multiple. Most of the alarming effect of spanking during childhood is internalizing and/or externalizing behavior. But the effect is not…

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Physical Punishment
Parenting

What Physical Punishment as a Kid Did to Your Personality?

One of the common disciplinary strategies of parents is physical punishment. Physical punishment is associated with the use of force to inflict pain towards children (but not to injure them) which involves spanking, pinching, squeezing, paddling, smacking to correct children’s unacceptable behavior or shortcoming (American Psychoanalytic Association). The nature of physical punishment has sparked multilayered questions and reactions concerning to…

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