Sarcasm and criticism that is hurtful. If it certainly appears like somebody is wanting to inflict damage, you can’t ignore it

Sarcasm and criticism that is hurtful. If it certainly appears like somebody is wanting to inflict damage, you can’t ignore it

I would personally include that then it may be wise to ask a third person—maybe another elder whom you both respect—to join you if you attempt to have that personal conversation and it doesn’t go well, or if you believe that the situation is so volatile that even a personal conversation might be explosive. People have a tendency to act better whenever there’s a party present that is third.

Just what things signal the necessity for an conversation that is immediate? […]