Why I hate my mother
"I can remember less than a handful of smacks, but I remember a lifetime of bad words."
Readers respond to Ban the Smack! by Scott Dunlop.
I am a 34-year-old mom to three.
I hate my mother. Not because she smacked me, if it was because of that it would have been fine. No, I hate her for the verbal and emotional abuse going on today still.
Banning a smack on the bum is just going to increase verbal and emotional abuse which leaves more aggressiveness and mental issues, trust me.
Now, I'm not for one minute saying that I'm condoning beating your child half to death, but A smack can do wonders.
I can remember only less than a handful of smacks, but I remember a lifetime of bad words, name calling and all that.
My children are happy carefree beings, they get a hiding absolutely just when necessary. I can send them to any place, take them into any shop without any issues.
Like I say, these are my thoughts. Marica