You may not believe it but even in this day and age there are debates raging over whether or not it is a husband's duty to discipline his wife. I'm not talking consensual play . . . but full-on disciplinary action.
Yeah? I don't think so. Just try it buster!!
The following is a conversation I found on the interwebs regarding the pro's and cons of domestic discipline. Live and let live. I think people have the right to do what they choose to do as long is doesn't effect me or other people. My opinion on the subject is clear . . . it's not happening in my marriage and it won't. My husband knows exactly what will happen to him if he tries.
I assure you this story is in no way about me or my beloved!
My husband whips me when I do something I shouldn't. He uses a strap 2 ½ inches wide, a paddle, a switch, or a belt. He makes me remove my clothes and either lay across the bed, or he puts me over his lap. I am whipped until I cry very hard. He often leaves marks, welts and bruises. I know I deserve the whippings he gives me but I wish he would not whip me so hard.
I don't consider what my husband does as abuse. I was raised in a home where the husband was the head of the house. What the man said went. He spanked my mom for her misbehavior. When my brothers, sister, and I disobeyed, he spanked us with his strap or a switch.
I love my husband and believe that if I have displeased him in any way then it is his DUTY to correct me. Once I have been punished, I feel relieved, as if my soul had been cleansed.
I am quite content in my marriage and my life and I am glad I am married to a man who is able to protect me, even if it's from myself!
Those that think that its acceptable to punish a wife for transgressions, perceived or otherwise, have equally strong opinions on the subject as those against it.
Women who want such a relationship believe in the importance of punishment; that it helps them to obey, creates harmony in the home and makes them a better wife. Naughty wives deserve to be spanked in order to break them of bad habits and disobeying their husbands.
(uhm, yeah . . . uh huh . . . er . . . )
The Bible says that the wives are to submit to their own husbands AS UNTO THE LORD. ‘To love, honor and obey’ are part of the traditional wedding vows for the female. This implies that men are superior to women and that they should obey their husband immediately and without question; to abide by them in ALL things.
(but wait . . . there’s more)
The husband is supposed to love their wife more than themselves and it is their responsibility to care for them. The key is that domestic discipline, where the husband lovingly leads, guides, and CORRECTS his wife, has to truly consensual. Punished, not abused.
(uh, no . . . so far I’m not buying into this)
It must be okay because Ricky spanked Lucy, right? Hmm . . .
It’s scary that there are so many people in the world who believe it is the right of the husband to discipline his wife. Women and men are different . . . of that there’s no doubt . . . but neither is superior to the other. Men are not always right. Neither are women.
Domestic discipline is a cowardly and childish approach to a relationship; a way to handle problems without actually dealing with them. A man who strikes his wife is a little bully boy and if a woman allows her husband to hit her then she’s a little girl with no self respect.
Growing up was hard enough! Why would a woman allow her husband or any man put her back in a little girl position?
Millions of battered women are begging everyday to get out of situations like this and I find it unbelievable that a woman would knowingly and willingly submit to an abusive relationship.
And what about the husband’s transgressions; his flaws and his mistakes? If he get’s the right to punish his wife what happens when he screws up?
Men should not hit women . . . period! Well . . .
- 1 (15 1/4-Ounce) Can Whole Kernel Corn, Drained
- 1 (14 3/4-Ounce) Can Cream-Style Corn
- 1 (8-Ounce) Package Corn Muffin Mix (Recommended: Jiffy)
- 1 Cup Sour Cream
- 1/2 Cup (1 Stick) Butter, Melted
- 1 To 1 1/2 Cups Shredded Cheddar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, stir together the 2 cans of corn, corn muffin mix, sour cream, and melted butter.
Pour into a greased 9 by 13-inch casserole dish. Bake for 45 minutes, or until golden brown.
Remove from oven and top with Cheddar.
Return to oven for 5 to 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Let stand for at least 5 minutes and then serve warm.