Is slapping a legitimate form of discipline?

Is slapping harmful? Are there better alternatives to slapping children?

#1

Yes, slapping is a legitimate form of discipline

  1. Anonymous [1690] argued:
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    It worked for us and our parents. Even Dr. Spock regrets saying we shouldn’t spank kids. However, you don’t have to beat the kid!

#2

No, slapping is not an effective means of discipline

  1. Ali A [22] argued:
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    there are better non-violent ways to discipline

  2. Anonymous [1690] argued:
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    It is childish and teaches people to hit to get your way.

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