“Before you speak let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself ‘Is is true.’ At the second gate ask, ‘Is it necessary.’ At the third gate ask, ‘Is it kind.’”
Loved ones can bring complications on a day that would best be spent quietly. Obligations concerning the family can leave much to be desired. A direct and forthright approach can seem harsh, but it’s the best method. You will be most successful if you can remain calm and sincere.