“No” is a hard word to say sometimes. I’ve learned I need to tell my dog no when she bites me or jumps up to try and eat my food.
In Gilmore Girls, Rory’s father has trouble saying no to his daughter. His fear that she will disobey him or she will not be happy causes him to not discipline her properly. He eventually realizes that his lack of discipline has turned her into a monster. He begins to discipline her and she is still happy, but obeys him now.