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Unformatted text preview: they should be fearful of adults. There is no reason why and when you are spanking them they do not hear what you are telling them. Spanking also has a link to low self-esteem, and can result in abusing your spouse, children, or accepting being abused by a spouse. There are papers that say that as long as you dont spank out of anger it is okay. Isnt all spanking out of anger? If you were not angry with your child would you be spanking them? The last point I intend to prove is that spanking a child is abuse. I think there are better ways to teach your children wrong from right. Ways that have little to no long term effects. Every form of discipline can be over used, but I think there is no line between spanking and abuse. There should never be a reason to hit a child. I hope that when I am done with my paper I can persuade other to not spank their children and use other, safer forms of discipline such as time out or loss of personal property....
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- Spring '10