About Adoptee Rage

Statistics Identify large populations of Adoptees in prisons, mental hospitals and committed suicide.
Fifty years of scientific studies on child adoption resulting in psychological harm to the child and
poor outcomes for a child's future.
Medical and psychological attempts to heal the broken bonds of adoption, promote reunions of biological parents and adult children. The other half of attempting to repair a severed Identity is counselling therapy to rebuild the self.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Exaggeration

ADOPTEE RAGE!

Exaggeration
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Exaggeration is a representation of something in an excessive manner. The exaggerator has been a familiar figure in Western culture since at least Aristotle's discussion of the Alazon: 'the boaster is regarded as one who pretends to have distinguished qualities which he possesses either not at all or to a lesser degree than he pretends...exaggerating'.
It is the opposite of minimisation
Words or expressions associated with exaggeration include:
  • catastrophization
  • hyperbole
  • laying it on thick
  • magnification
  • maximization
  • overreaction
  • overstating
  • stretching the truth