I got beaten up by my mother, and it takes a broken mind to hit something you are supposed to love.
If you think about it, Abusive parents are your first bullies.
I am a big guy, and I could never imagine tapping, slapping, and hitting my son or daughter.
Think about it, their psyche is initially guarded by you. It is like the queen's security personnel assassinating her, most earth shattering betrayal.
A good parent has no need to use pain, fear, and guilt to control their child.
Also regarding the whole less sexual thing, that annoys me to no end, recently people have been unnecessarily overly sexualizing children.
Let them be kids. Humans are social creatures, and now it is can be seen as weird when a father plays with his daughter in the park.
Or children wearing shorts can be seen as provocative, in who's mind?
The left have slide too far up the scale.