So what? My parents used to lock me in a dark room, and applied a belt, and grounded me. Am I not a decent human being? Russian society was divided in April when Rudkovskaya revealed her methods of child discipline. She admitted that her five-year-old son, a rising skating star , was honest in his description of violent parenting methods during an interview with a journalist. Most Russians remember being hit at least once in their childhood. For many, such instances remain imprinted in their memory for life.
Gotta answer this one anonymously due to the intensely personal nature of the issue. I think a lot of kids—boys in particular—get coddled and have excuses made for them to a degree that actually makes them feel insecure. Some kids are totally ruined by that—but others are too smart to buy it. THEY know that they should be held accountable more than they are, and it bothers them. In my case, I was definitely in the latter category. My parents were WAY too busy. They were harsh and volatile and it was impossible to please them, but I often got left to my own devices and got ignored WAY too much. They were older—I was an only child.
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Belting is the use of belts made of strong materials usually leather as a whip -like instrument for corporal punishment see that article for generalities. Although also used in educational institutions  as a disciplinary measure, it has most often been applied domestically by parents. This practice has now been abolished by most schools, at least in the Western world , as it is seen by many as abusive and excessive punishment. The instigator might use their own belt always at hand or the one worn by the person to be punished. In other cases, especially in an institutional context, a separate belt is kept e. The beating is usually administered to the buttocks or back or both of the recipient who bends over furniture or the punisher's lap. A belt might be used to lash in three ways:.