When Does Spanking Become Abuse? Ctd

A reader is furious: Yesterday I read your readers’ tale of abuse and wept at my desk.  I endured the same torture.  I had the bruises and the welts to prove it.  It has caused me great mental havoc over the years.  And then to read the stories trying to justify the readers’ own abuse?  I … Continue reading When Does Spanking Become Abuse? Ctd

When Does Spanking Become Abuse? Ctd

A reader gasps at this account of child abuse from the in-tray: Oh my God, Andrew.  That post on switches, told from the woman who “took it” … I was almost in tears reading it.   I have a four-year-old daughter, and I am completely opposed to hitting her. My wife likes – well, likes is too strong … Continue reading When Does Spanking Become Abuse? Ctd

When Does Spanking Become Abuse?

Two readers offer a startling contrast to this one’s story of trauma and terror: I’m not often in agreement with Sean Hannity, but I must agree that Adrian Peterson should not lose his career or go to jail over the abuse of his kid. I don’t see a whole lot of people asking us folks who were actually hit. The … Continue reading When Does Spanking Become Abuse?