Asked in Name OriginsDefinitions
Manhandled is it considered a form of abuse?
Is not allowing your 16 year old to date considered some form of abuse?
Asked in Children and the Law
Is verbal abuse considered child abuse in Illinois?
Is spanking considered to be abuse?
To some people, it is considered abuse, and to others it is not and believed to be a simple form of discipline. Moderate corporal punishment, such as spanking, is not usually considered abuse. If it's hard enough to cause actual tissue damage (i.e. it leaves a permanent mark), then that's crossing the line.