Start at age 3 with a focus on articulating thoughts (logic/reason) and feelings (motivation/emotion). Model this articulation as a habit and expect this articulation habit. Ask and listen.
Love! It's not a one way street. We shouldn't have to hold our needs and wants inside.
The adult just simply needs to get rid of some cliches. As a child our parents may have told us that nobody’s perfect in order to console us after we did not measure up to our own standard. Back then,