Originally Posted by Zero Hunter
I was spanked as a kid with all sorts of tools, but my parents never spanked me to the point where I'm bruised, but it was enough to scare the shit out of me and to not do wrong again. Well, ok it took them a few tries to make sure I don't make certain mistakes again. I haven't decided if I will spank my own kids, but if I do, I'll be sure to do it like my parents did for me. I'm still here and making an ok living and not doing harm to society so spanking kids for disciplined worked for me.
The thing is, it still is likely to have had a negative effect.
People dont want to believe this of course, its the same with things like circumcision, people say that their life is fine but in reality there was harm done.