Corporal punishment is child abuse

In countries like the United States, it is not unusual to spank a child or otherwise physically punish them when they do something bad. This may reduce the chances of them acting out in the short term, but in the long run, it can lead to all sorts of psychological issues and decreased mental well-being over the course of their lives.

Some countries go as far as banning this. I won’t denounce people who did this in the past, as this is sadly far too culturally ingrained, however it is paramount that the parents of today move to far less harmful means of dealing with their children.

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