This is post 2 of 4 on Bullying. You might want to go back and read part one: Bullying Part 1: Bullying Okay, just in case you don’t go back to read more, here’s what we decided in part one: Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to dominate others. Those bullied can not easily defend themselves. Bullying is harmful to both those being bullied and those bullying. Anyone can bully or be bullied. In particular: Children can bully other children Children can bully adults Adults can bully other adults Adults can bully children Parents can even bully their own children In this post, I want to talk about spanking. In particular, I want to talk about parents who spank their children as a form of discipline. What is Spanking?