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Show Of Hands June 4th, 2012 12:00am

Growing up, who was more of a disciplinarian in your family: mom or dad?

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06/14/12 11:17 am

dad for sure! stupid s.o.b

monty New York
06/10/12 8:45 pm

Usually mom but dad's strictest moments are worse then mom's

beatlesrock Indiana
06/08/12 1:02 pm

Well, I have a dad, a step-dad, and a mom that take out my punishments. I have to say my mom all around. But my step-dad scares the shit out of me, and I hate to disappoint my dad.

hexin Wisconsin
06/07/12 7:58 pm

Mother had the rules, father was usually the one to punish me for breaking them even if he didn't really care.

donna0987 Indiana
06/07/12 6:12 pm

The words "wait till your father gets home" still scares the mess out of me.

jj1123
06/07/12 2:41 am

My mom did yell at me, but my dad was the one who held the impact.


06/06/12 1:13 pm

Mom, even though Dad did the spanking. : /

Nerdz Texas
06/06/12 12:08 pm

my mom didn't work at that time and so she had more time to "train" my sister and I

kaik12 Twin Cities, MN
06/06/12 11:25 am

It was pretty equal between the two of them, actually. But since mommy has the stronger personality, I basically live in a matriarchy.

Sakura-chan Reading and Writing.
06/06/12 6:46 am

@twistedsis. I say to your awesome father " Ave Atque Vale."

chrismisen atlanta
06/05/12 9:05 pm

whoever is closer. but my mom has a soft spot, so i guess usually my dad.

Lulzy New Jersey
06/05/12 9:01 pm

My dad did more than just discipline. We don't talk.

gramps
06/05/12 8:57 pm

Dad died when I was 7, sooo....

Jzz California
06/05/12 7:54 pm

he was. we lost him January to prostate cancer, 5 days after is 84th birthday. he is missed.

gjb2779
06/05/12 7:26 pm

@twistedsis your dad sounds AWESOME.

Jzz California
06/05/12 6:47 pm

mom was send my dad to spank me. dad would say, when I clap my hands, you yell wow at the top of your lungs. :)

mustaches4
06/05/12 6:27 pm

My dad is a football coach. He is going deaf from whistle blowing, so he talks really loud already. When he gets mad it scary!

snafu Washington
06/05/12 5:56 pm

My mom has always been the one who has the last say, my dad is kind of in the background.


06/05/12 5:30 pm

kinda have to say my mom.. dad wasn't around at all

FaceMoose Over There
06/05/12 5:29 pm

I was only spanked when I was very young, never beaten.

FaceMoose Over There
06/05/12 5:27 pm

My parents divorced early on and we lived chiefly with my mom. My dad was so busy trying to be our friend that he let A LOT of things slide. My mom was stricter and held us to a higher standard, but she was still pretty cool.


06/05/12 5:17 pm

Definitely dad. Mom & I were two peas in a pod. He had to keep an eye on both of us. lol

iamme123 New York
06/05/12 5:15 pm

Mom made rules and dad enforced for the most part

pirates765
06/05/12 4:43 pm

dad was the comedian and mom was the judge, jury, and executioner.


06/05/12 3:41 pm

Well my mom was the only one around so it was obviously her...although my dad punished me much more for choosing to live ten miles away and wanting nothing to do with me. Thanks father.

yankeesfan
06/05/12 3:40 pm

My dad leads by example and if you get him mad you really screwed up. My mom flips on the tiniest things so I guess it would be her

yvgvyid SC
06/05/12 3:16 pm

my mom hit me with whatever she had... a belt a spoon her hand anything. she would also throw stuff... it just got to the point that she didn't make me cry and I wasn't afraid of her. my dad I was afraid off cause he would beat me with a swittvh. but he was very reasonable and did it occasionally

PSU.labtech
06/05/12 1:01 pm

My mom was definitely the disciplinarian; dad was too nice and couldn't control us kids. He always kept to himself and rarely ever spoke... Always reading the paper haha

bbelle
06/05/12 12:49 pm

say your acting up in public, dad would make you stew and dread your beatin all day cause you WOULD get it when u get home! mom, she'd take you in the bathroom in public and tear your butt up right then and there.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/05/12 12:47 pm

Dad, but not so much as a consistent disciplinarian as a inconsistent bully. On the very few occasions where my Mom got after me it was well deserved and probably overdue.

bbelle
06/05/12 12:43 pm

I'd get it from both! mom had an instant reaction to anything. dad was more premeditated. mom used a switch, flyswatter or whatever was close. dad used the belt!

jimmyjelly BFE, PA
06/05/12 12:38 pm

The male female split makes total sense. My dad beat my ass and my mom beat my sisters ass. They never switched off. My mom couldn't hit hard enough to make me cry. My mom also never let my dad beat my sisters ass.

Ariella LovePeaceNHappiness
06/05/12 12:09 pm

My Mom was an abusive b*tch right to me, I tell you. I'd get beatings just for breathing heavily. My Dad on the other hand, loves his baby girl and wouldn't let anyone, not even my Mom lay a finger on me if he could help it. He always talked to me like an adult when I did wrong, instead of beat me.

mama3
06/05/12 11:28 am

Def my mom. I received quite a few chancletazos from her lol

Kommandant Indiana
06/05/12 11:26 am

My dad checked out when I was 6 so that left it all to my mom. She wasn't didn't have the heart for much serious discipline. Just the lame stuff like stand in a corner or stay in room.

Arya8
06/05/12 11:09 am

Mom was more frequent as she was a sahm, but when dad got involved, you knew you were in big trouble! Haha

kgirl1992
06/05/12 10:46 am

Mom, but when dad got mad enought to it was bad


06/05/12 10:02 am

I've always done whatever I want so it was a hard one.

crquinones
06/05/12 10:01 am

Mom. Scary as hell still is. Its part of her charm

krys
06/05/12 9:56 am

Neither. I was raised by grandparents who both spoiled me. I decided to answer this question in how I believe it would work with me and my fiancé if we have kids. I put myself(mom) because I just can't see him being one to lay down the law. Then again, he may surprise me lol.

DavesNotHere where am I
06/05/12 9:37 am

Both my parents were great with discipline. No physical punishment. Gave Mom as answer because she was a stay at home mom while dad worked.

Sakura-chan Reading and Writing.
06/05/12 9:28 am

My mother, the perfectionist. . . She was SCARY. Still is.