I’ve read enough of the research to now very much regret spanking my daughter. But knowing the “practice” destroys more than parent-child trust, that it even destroys cognitive capacity is literally an explosive fact. Share this info with anyone who has (or will soon have!) the power-of-discipline over children you truly care about.
YouTube Video that prompted me to make this graphic: Stefan Molyneux’s “How to Lower Your Child’s IQ…”
An invaluable website, wherein much of my education has taken place: nospank.net
Alice Miller’s books will also go a long way in helping you to understand the effects and aftereffects of childhood spanking and I highly recommend them. Her first (For Your Own Good) is available free here online, though I purchased three of her books (including this one) and read them in paper back in January. The other two I also suggest are, “The Body Never Lies,” and “The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self.”