The fact that you were spanked without developing these behaviors in no way guarantees that your child will be so lucky.
So you will not be isolated when you choose not to spank. You will be in the company of professionals who are most informed about what is best for children.
Some people find they need to be spanked for discipline reasons as well as erotic.
The book - the basis for a new Channel 4 documentary - details Spank Daddy's modus operandi, which is to meet women face-to-face to assess their motives for wanting to be spanked, as well as his experiences.
An awful lot of spank doctors' clients are very powerful executive women who spend the whole day being in charge.
"Sometimes they want to be spanked because it happened at school.
Most family physicians and pediatricians agree that children should be spanked if they misbehave (McCormick, 1992).
In fact, children usually feel resentful, humiliated, and helpless after being spanked. The primary lesson they learn appears to be that they should try harder not to get caught.
In addition, when children are spanked, they may know that they have done something wrong, but in many cases, they are too young to understand the lesson.
People are going to see them, but I take the view you only live once, and, hey, I'm getting spanked
And I thought I knew what to do if I didn't want him to spank
me: I said I'd spank
After they returned home from church one Sunday morning he took his school teacher wife Sarah to the garage to spank
On average, authoritative parents spanked just as much as the average of all other parents.
Two kinds of evidence are relevant: situations in which parents are most likely to spank and situations in which psychologists have trained parents of young children when to spank appropriately.
Three other pervasive methodological issues warrant brief mention: (1) same-source bias, (2) confounding ineffectiveness with spanking frequency, and (3) the fact that very few studies have compared spanked children with never-spanked children.