Sometimes, it is very difficult to try and control our anger as parents. Many times we lose our anger and then feel bad about the way we handled the particular situation with our child. Several parents have different ways that we act out when we are angry. One of the most common way in which parents reach when they are angry, and then feel bad about, is through physically hurting their kids.
Other ways in which we react badly with our children is through:
Why do we do it?
Yes, it is very difficult to accept the fact that we sometimes behave in an unacceptable way with our children. Then why do we do it? There are several reasons why parents who beat their child believe that their actions were sudden and so out of character.
Sparing the rod and spoiling the child
Truth is we are all humans. Parents who beat their child do it for the same reason why they would hurt anyone. Most parents who beat their child believe in it because of the fact that they have been raised the same way. In the past, the concept of sparing the rod and spoiling the child has been prevalent. When parents who beat their child were questioned it was only on what the child did to provoke it. In fact those parents who did not beat their child was scowled upon by society.
Today the society judges parents who beat their child. Times have changed and so have expectations of people and children. Keeping up with the times is something you have to practice in every aspect of parenting. Sometimes, yes, you might slip and retort to being the usual parents who beat their child, for the wrong they have done. But key is to work on it and try and use your words.
Sometimes, parents who beat their child say they did it just because they were angry. In our opinion, so what if you are angry, get help. So what if your kids have made a huge mistake, keep up with the times and correct them in a way they would feel accepted in.
– This article comes to you from one of our parents who beat their child and then realised its implications on the long run.