Biblically speaking all those who are under various authorities can and should be disciplined by those authorities. The husband wife relationship is no exception to this rule. So how should a Christian husband go about his duty of disciplining his wife whom God has placed under his authority? This is a question that we will seek to answer here. When we hear the word discipline in the context of wives this can be a scary term for many.
7 Ways to Discipline Your Wife | Biblical Gender Roles
The domestic discipline movement encourages wife-spanking as discipline. But many researchers argue that allowing husbands this type of authority in marriage represents spousal abuse and can destroy the self-esteem and dignity of the person being spanked. Yet, it's not Biblically sound despite what supporters say. Here's a closer look at how the practice represents a form of domestic abuse. Domestic discipline, or Christian domestic discipline as it is sometimes called, is a heterosexual marriage lifestyle that encourages husbands who are considered the head of the household or HoH to spank their wives for mistakes or misbehavior. While most of the discipline in this type of relationship involves spanking, people who engage in the practice may incorporate other forms of discipline as well.
My wife of 8 hours stood in the corner of the hotel room, nose firmly pressed into the corner, the hem of her skirt pinned well-up her back. This was evidenced by her trembling, from head to toe her quivering bottom and thighs the overall red color of her full cheeks, the bruises showing on them and the nasty red covering her upper thighs. As I waited and watched, the bruises took on a deeper red color, a more painful deep red, outlined and surrounded by her fair white toned skin.
Q: I have been married for 10 years and our sex life has always been rewarding and varied. However, I got the shock of my life last weekend. My wife went out with friends and the next day asked whether I would be prepared to put her across my knee and spank her.