Quoting Vodka Knockers:" ***DO NOT QUOTE PLEASE**** I kinda had some memories I usually try to ignore stemming from another thread. ... [snip!] ... to get it out of him, he probably doesn't even remember. It would just be kind of nice to hear my mom acknowledge it, I guess."
Quoting Mandy Schlatterer:" Well I see why you're against spanking, of course that situation is abuse! Over shampoo?"Yeah. Shampoo.
Quoting BetterOffSingle!:" it was 100% abuse. you will probably never hear your mom acknowledge it. My mom still doesn't with the ... [snip!] ... I would try to just let it go. Which is VERY hard, i still have quite a bit of anger with my mom over stuff but I'm trying :/"Eh, yeah, I probably won't ever hear even acknowledgement.
Quoting nursemaya -mommy to 2:" It is abuse. I would guess you will never hear an apology. Sorry "Yeah...You're right.
Quoting melissa_83:" My mom used to hit all 4 of us kids with anything from slippers to extension cords even threw a frying ... [snip!] ... to ever hit my kids granted they have got a slap or two on their hands when they were maybe 2 or 3 but never more than that."That's why I decided not to spank LO lol...I didn't know if I'd be able to stop/draw the line, wasn't sure if I'd have the self control.
Quoting Julie&Collin:" Omg thats so sad im so sorry my mom Went through some depression and my older brother put her through ... [snip!] ... them welted and bleeding she never admits or apologizes for it but my brothers and dad knows she did it but ive moved on"Looks like that's the only option really in these situations since a lot of mamas have said they went through similar things and never got an apology.
Quoting Elliot Grace's Mama:" I have a memory like that where my dad beat the crap out of me with his bare bands in front of my mom ... [snip!] ... night, she knows it was abuse. Sounds like your mom is in denial. I don't think she'll ever own up to it if she hasn't by now"Lol, my mom is nooo stranger to the denial train.