I’m not talking about small children, but their adult children. In , a Cleveland judge decided it was okay for a father to spank his daughter, age twenty-five, with a shingle, of all things. In Chicago, , twenty-one-year-old Mary McDermott mouthed off to . A forum for the male perspective on discipline and spankings. This is a place to discuss topics related to the spanking of boys. It is for boys who are or used to be spanked, for parents and caregivers that spank boys, and for Dads and other male caregivers that include spanking for children (both boys and girls) in their care.
Since this is my first real post, I thought, why not start at the beginning. I wasn’t spanked as a kid, but I grew up in a small, conservative town during the ’80s, and there was LOTS of spanking: my cousins got spanked; my friends got spanked; kids on TV got spanked; kids in books got spanked; birthday spankings were administered at school (real spankings in school were more or less . Birthdays hold many traditions: gifts, a cake with a candle for each year, and sometimes a birthday spanking. Birthday spankings have long been given by parents, close friends and lovers to mark the occasion. Often (I’ll bet) they are given as punishment and absolution for the sins of the past year and encouragement for the next.
I feel your pain Elle Z. Early in our marriage. my husband teased me about needing a spanking a lot. Finally I relented on my birthday (#23) during our 2nd year. He then bugged me about making up for all birthday swats he had missed since knowing me: 5 1/2 years!! Why I agreed I don't know. Anyway to my surprise it added up to something like. Q. Re: Not a pervert: Birthday spanking is totally a thing, or at least it was; I even remember my (female) teachers doing it in grade school, right after singing Happy Birthday and right before.