Blackmail is a crime. I think we’d all agree with that.
Emotional blackmail is abuse. Again – we all agree.
So why on earth would anyone offer emotionally blackmailing a child as a suitable option/alternative to smacking?
A mother asked on a parenting group the other day what she could do about her very destructive 21 month old. In response she had answers like this:
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