People will always be in favor of having a plan and following the rules. It helps the decision making process go by smoother. When there's a playbook, you can breathe. Someone did all the hard work for you and all you have to do is adhere to it. That sounds amazing right?
At this point you've been thrown into a circumstance, well, not of your liking. Someone has pulled you onstage, asked you to present first even though you're sorely unprepared or even included you in a lie to a family member. Sometimes your aunt doesn't need to know how much your cousin drank from her liquor cabinet. So what do you do?