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What would you do if you saw someone smack a child?


Out shopping, I challenged a grandmother who smacked her toddler grandchild alongside me, because he was whingeing. We ended up having a row in the street, which I've never done with anyone before. How would you have acted?

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Patricia Scott (pstraubie48) says

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Michael S. (ithabise) says

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    innerspin 4 years ago

    I'm not a complete" no spanking" supporter, this lady smacked the toddler several times right beside me, shouting at him, so on this occassion I untypically spoke up. You're quite right that it's a sensetive issue. Thanks for answering.


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Paula (fpherj48) says

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    innerspin 4 years ago

    That's interesting, I think smacking and slapping are virtually the same. Maybe I meant slap. Must look up defenitions.This was harsh. My knee-jerk reaction on this occassion was to say something. If I hadn't, I may still be regretting it.Thank you!


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William E Krill Jr (krillco) says

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    innerspin 4 years ago

    Thanks for answering. I usually keep to myself, this one time got to me.

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    innerspin 4 years ago

    Thanks, peeples. Interesting pictures you posted. It was more than a restrained swat.There's not much space to explain ourselves, I appreciate your input.

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    innerspin 4 years ago

    There are a lot of variables in the question, that's true. This occassion seemed way over the top. It made me wince. Thanks for your answer.

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    innerspin 4 years ago

    Purely verbal, thank goodness. I said," Smacking like that hurts," as it was repeated, on his bare legs. She shouted maybe I should take the "spoiled brat" home myself as she was sick of him. Then a few other things. Oh dear! Thanks for joining in.

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    Michael S. (ithabise) 4 years ago

    I fully agree, DzyMsLizzy.


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