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So, in Wales they have stopped adults smacking children, and this has passed in law.

I'm not saying I'm for or against but I do wonder, how many of you who did give the odd smack (some times out of frustration) is now worrying that you will done by child abuse now it's illegal? If you just can't cope, a lot of folks would have smacked in anger. Have you ever done it since it was not allowed?

DebbieReed2020
25 days ago
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MrsCraig
MrsCraig25 days ago

I have never smacked my son. He is only 14 months but I would never smack him.

When I was young and I did something bad my mum sat me down and explained what I had done wrong and made me apologise. My didn't need to hit, she had the look!

When they talk about smacking, they mean hitting your child so hard it leaves a mark. No one should be doing that.

I don't think that frustration and anger are good reasons to smack a child, as then they will think that is what you do when frustrated or angry and then they will do it themselves.

There are plenty of ways to discipline a child without hitting them!

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KirstyW
KirstyW25 days ago

I don't have children but as a child I was smacked, it was horrible. My dad was quite forceful, he'd lose his temper easily and grab me by my clothing, it ruined our relationship

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Ann1984
Ann198425 days ago

I have given mine a slap they need to know who's boss since law now no I just will suffer in my own space but kids today are ruling the world so disrespectful towards adults. I had a slap when younger and done me no harm it made me respect my elders, it would be belt slipper what ever was at hand I now feel sorry for most parents has I witness some terrible behaviour from kids

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ukheather
ukheather25 days ago

I agree with this totally.

Kids are in charge now. Probably why so many crimes are kids now too as they just do what they want.

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin25 days ago

Adults shouldn't be smacking children anyway its physical abuse. There are other ways to discipline children without hitting them.

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Ann1984
Ann198425 days ago

It's not hurting them in anyway I grow up with a slap late for food then in the dog bowl it went it made me the person I am today not been in trouble with law stand on my own 2 feet as long as it don't leave a physical mark nothing can be done or simple I just drive over the 7 bridge give them a clip and drive back not in Wales then am i

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davidstockport
davidstockport25 days ago

Ann1984 Good idea and you can threaten them that if they do it again... next time you're dropping them off the bridge. I noticed the Severn bridge is now toll free so it won't cost much.

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Ann1984
Ann198425 days ago

davidstockport no its free now 😂

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin25 days ago

Ann1984 yes it is hurting. If someone came and smacked you for not knowing better your telling me that wouldnt hurt

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Ann1984
Ann198425 days ago

chelseaturpin maybe it would but would make me think twice about doing it again sorry no kid is going to get the better of me they already out of hand now you have gangs with knives taking drugs and then it's the parents getting punished for punishment

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin25 days ago

Ann1984 theres other ways to put children in their place without physically attacking them. Other children being in gangs and carrying knives are not your problem let their own parents deal with them. If your worried about someone elses child then phone police and/or social services. Parents desevered to be punisbed for beating children up. The parents beating their children up shouldnt be allowed to have children if theyre going to be voilent thugs.

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

chelseaturpin There is a difference between beating up and discipline you dont seem to be able to separate the two - a red hot bottom or smack on the napper never did me any harm - wibble wibble snarf snarf guuglewibble errrmm smoke me a kipper i will be back for evensong ermmm what was i saying!!!!!!

😜

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin23 days ago

garygemmell I clearly know the difference and they're both abuse.

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin23 days ago

garygemmell are you being serious? Did you read your comment before posting?

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

chelseaturpin Yip of course i always say it as it is but of course i knew you SJW's would get upset atr the truth - truth hurts i saw it all the time when i was a copper!

When you see it every day that is reality not what you watch on the tv or someone tells you - have you ever experienced violence on the streets and seen where it comes from - No i bet not!

Middle class probably living in a plush neighbourhood with never a jot of trouble and head firmly planted in the sand!

Instead of just criticising why not reply with a solution or a rebuttal but its always the same ad hominem attacks from the SJW's and lefties!

That is not reality my dear!

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Ann1984
Ann198423 days ago

garygemmell I hate holidays lol I keep my self to myself and let no one in plus the no drinking suits me as don't drink hope you and you friends have a fab time

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

Ann1984 Not really holidays as such more of a cultural tour we all are mad for trying different food and customs and learning the languages - my girlfriend speaks 5 languages and is now learning Russian but some of the food is absolutely amazing - Try making Chocoladovi Buchty S' Makom or Uhorkovy Salat = simple to make but heaven on the tongue hehe

My fave food is Slovak but there are some crazy Ukrainian delights - going to Greece, Romania, Doing the Night Train To Lisbon Jeremy Irons Lisbon tour (always wanted to visit the chess cafe as seen in the movie) and doing a Nile Cruise (murder on the nile stylee) to see the walled city of Petra and do the Alistair Crowley experience at the Great Pyramid should be fun!

I am as you might surmise on my bucket list tour!

Its never ending since i retired!

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Ann1984
Ann198423 days ago

garygemmell lol I can’t try new foods I eat with my eyes we go Poland every year and I just can’t eat there apart from pizza or I have crisp sandwiches I go a size 12 come back a 10

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garygemmell
garygemmell22 days ago

Ann1984 Haha Polski sklep/jedla to je parada!

Good for dieting eastern europe.

Its funny i have lived in Slovakia for over 14 years and I can count the number of morbidly obese folks i have seen in less digits than i have on my hands and feet although since Mcds and KFC arrived it is getting worse now!

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Faye1
Faye122 days ago

chelseaturpin maybe the ones carrying the knives and beating people up are the ones that have been smacked as they are just copying the behaviour they have been taught.

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin22 days ago

Faye1 then their parents nedd a parenting lesson or their in child services. The children could go to anger management classes or go to therapy to deal with their behaviour, Instead of copying negative behaviour.

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Dani1
Dani125 days ago

Hi, I have never smacked my son and he has grown up to be a lovely boy who is kind and respectful etc. I have a friend who has hit her boys and starts by saying " I know you don't believe in hitting children but ....." I just say they are your children, and let's just change the subject because I will not offer reassurance about it. People make their own choices about raising their children however I feel there are many ways of disciplining a child without raising your hand.

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JenniferSm
JenniferSm24 days ago

I have a three year old who’s well behaved and well mannered. In general he’s a very kind and loving little boy. I do think it’s because I am persistent with any bad behaviour. If he does something he knows isn’t aloud it’s a warning. He carries on its on the stairs for time out. If we are in public and he tries it on we leave plain and simple.

This has taught him not to make ‘sad choices’ ( something pre school taught him still not keen on this term myself).

My mum hit me regularly, I didn’t even know for what most of the time and it didn’t teach me anything. All it does it build distrust.

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rls
rls23 days ago

I have a now adult child. I have had to think outside the box with punishments when her horns were protruding.

1, hide the charger cable

2, clean toilets, if she can talk to me like xxxx she will clean xxxx

3, deleted her programmes permanently

4, made her watch a documentary on how rubber gloves were made

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

Smacking and discipline is essential - they took away the belt in schools now we have teachers being raped and murdered = when i was at school we always knew the best belter and you never disobeyed in their classes.

Sad to see programmes on telly actually showing parents how to be parents - just give em a good smack and after a few red bottoms they will learn to do as they are told!

Sadly humans only respect the cat 'o nine and harsh discipline its the reason society is the way it is and cowards are roaming the street stabbing innocent people.

I thank my Dad for his military discipline it made me a better person!

Political correctness has destroyed our country and its sad to see so many people saying oh how terrible smacking children boo hoo - nobody has the guts to say anything different now except me of course but then i always say it as it is no PC in me!

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9023 days ago

Children should be seen and not heard. A lot of them (of course, not all) nowadays could certainly do with a good hiding or two.

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

RegularComper90 Haha havent heard that word "hiding" since my dad used to use it lol

When my dads eyes started to pop you knew to shut up and do as you are told it was the early warning sign - then no smack was necessary!

QED

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Ann1984
Ann198423 days ago

So true I see parents with children as young as 6 having a melt down on school playground because of there children and I can see a slap they won't to give them dropped kicked in to class the won't and the nanny police can do one

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9023 days ago

garygemmell The good old fashioned words are the best I think.

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

RegularComper90 How is the regular comping coming along ive ,kinda given up a bit on the comps section on here i must have entered over 1000 of the holidays and not won a jot in the last year.

I do BOTB instead nearly won the christmas comp £200,000 Lamborghini Aventador - I missed out by 1 single pixel absolutely gutted so i was and i hate that expression but yeah it sums how i felt quite well!

Not won a single comp hope you are having better luck RC90!

💥

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9023 days ago

garygemmell I haven't really had too much luck either, and so I haven't been as committed lately. Still, I continue entering all the same as you just never know. Since I first started comping, I have learned to never hold your hopes up. If you do, then you'll be left disappointed. It can be a bit of a frustrating hobby at times when you go through dry periods. But fun nonetheless.

Hopefully, you will get some luck soon also! 👍

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

RegularComper90 Are you doing the GFKMEDIA one - worth a go i have won a few £5 vouchers!

Only takes a few minutes every night anyway.

The secret to winning is to build your vouchers up to about 10,000 points then enter them all at the one time - keep that tip under yer hat though lol

https://www.gfkmediaview.com/

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9023 days ago

garygemmell Oh, I never heard of that one.

Thank you for sharing. Any tips are always welcome. 😀

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

RegularComper90 Oh i have thousands literally lol

My good friend Milo in Slovakia has won over 35 competitions this year and all of them biggies like £500 Smartphones, Holidays etc and he just started comping last year after he met me for the first time and i got him into it!

Grrrrrr i guess some people have the magic touch i just have the touch of death they dont call me DISGAZTER or at my old workplace they called me THE JONAH for nothing believe me!

😜

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9023 days ago

garygemmell I had the magic touch when I first started, but it seemed to have worn off overtime. I won some pretty nice prizes during the first year of comping. Still, good luck to us both. Don't give up. 👍

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Faye1
Faye123 days ago

I was smacked as a child the odd time. It didn’t do no harm but also it didn’t do no good i still misbehaved from time to time. I don’t smack my children I just tell them off or give them the mum look and that works just as equally. I once saw a lady smack her child for smacking and to me that must of been very confusing for the child. she smacked him to not smack?

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RiannonWood
RiannonWood23 days ago

I don’t agree with it personally for me the tone of voice does the work

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Mango4
Mango423 days ago

As a child we were smacked occasionally , we also had the cane in school, and on many occasions teachers that would throw Board rubbers across the classroom at us and I honestly think that children were far better behaved and more respectful then than they are now.

There is a different between abuse and a parent smacking a child, which personally I don't think is an issue within reason. Don't think it's the governments place to interfere with how parent bring up there children unless there is some form of neglect or a danger to the child.

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Faye1
Faye123 days ago

So if you had a board rubber thrown at you on many occasions maybe you didn’t behave and wasn’t respectful?

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Mango4
Mango423 days ago

Faye1 Talking in class yes used to happen all the time, didn't say we were perfect or Angels

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RegularComper90
RegularComper9023 days ago

No discipline in schools anymore sadly.

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

RegularComper90 Yeah i will never forget that poor headmaster that was murdered at the gates of schooll think the killers name was sandjamo or summat or the female teacher who was raped and murdered in her own classroom - the worst thing that happened in my school was smoking in the toilets or the odd fight between the school bully and the new boy in class - my how things have changed eh!

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi23 days ago

Children can smack their parents and that is not illegal?

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Faye1
Faye123 days ago

If you was at work and made a mistake because you didn’t know that it was wrong, the way you had done it, would it be ok for a boss to smack you? If you are in a relationship would it be ok to smack each other if someone did something wrong?

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin23 days ago

This is exactly my point. Have you seen my previous comments and the responses ive got from those who think smacking children is fine.

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garygemmell
garygemmell23 days ago

chelseaturpin Yeah but you dont live in the real world luvv you live in a Corbynite leftie paradise that doesnt or never will exist - try going to spain and see how the police out there deal with kids on the street - a slap is nothing!

You dont seem to see the correlation between the rise in violent crime and the loss of corporal punishment and discipline - a few weeks in the army would sort you Libtards out and no mistake!

But you are quite happy to keep these useless PC views that is until it hits your street then its a different story when your kid is stabbed to death or molested by some creep then its up to the cops who you dont seem to have any respect for to keep the peace and try and sort things!

If it was up to you there would be no police and then where would you be eh!

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Faye1
Faye122 days ago

chelseaturpin just seen and commented on your comment. Maybe the children that are violent are copying behaviour from their parents that smack them? considering the main people in prison are 30+ it comes from the older generation thinking it was ok to use violence maybe. and I really can’t see how it’s not ok for a man to hit a women or adults to go round hitting other adults but it’s ok for them to hit a child that is even smaller and with less understanding than an adult. If a boss hit these people at work surely they would go to the police? But when they hit someone so young and small its fine? How can that be right?

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin22 days ago

Faye1 theyre copying negative behaviour from their parents which as parents they should know better. The parents that are hitting their children should have therapy or anger management classes. Yes you should go to the police if you get assualted at work so if you are getting hit by your parents then again go to the police. Children are not.punching bags. Its not fine to be hitting children. People are quick to judge those who have hit their child/children too hard that ended the child in hospital or even dead so why do some parents keep doing it and thinking that its fine for them to continue when they could be next al over the papers for harming their child.

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garygemmell
garygemmell22 days ago

Faye1 If you have been watching the tv programmes the kids are hitting and attacking the parents - try and live in reality you two!

Dearie me so many of you middle class, blinkered, bored housewives with no experience of real life -= you need to get out more!

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Ann1984
Ann198422 days ago

garygemmell 😂🤣 your loving this chat in you

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