Just call Spiritual Abuse something else!
"Call it Spiritual Discipline" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward
OWN A PRINT OF THIS CARTOON
I've inflicted spiritual discipline. But eventually I realized¬†what I was doing. However, I've been spiritually disciplined too. It took a while to realize that it wasn't legit. It's a frequently employed¬†slight of hand used to coerce and control people.