What a strange word. I remember tutors lecturing me, struggling to educate my fertile mind and I felt this was necessary in order for me to succeed in life.
I also remember parents and teachers lecturing me on what I could and could not do, but this seemed to have no relevance to my then current situation. Surely times had changed and my thoughts, ideas and wishes were relevant.
I now lecture my children but of course I call it “giving them sound advice”. Maybe, just maybe my tutors and my parents got it right?
Morally I’m not sure Jessica would agree!