10 Universal Struggles Of Being Left-Handed
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10 Universal Struggles Of Being Left-Handed

If you are left-handed, you will understand this.

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10 Universal Struggles Of Being Left-Handed
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I am just going to make a bold assumption here and say that not one person enjoys being left-handed. It is just a pain in the butt for so many reasons. Growing up left-handed, there were many struggles that I encountered that a right-handed person would not understand. Here are 10 of them.

1. Always bumping elbows with everyone at the table.

No one wants to be that person, but it is almost inevitable. You always have to ask to sit on the outside at a table or booth. Your best friends are the ones who automatically let you sit on the outside.

2. Spiral notebooks are your worst enemy.

3. Scissors....aka the devil's school supply.

Growing up you always need scissors for your school supplies list. Although you never use them it was next to impossible to find left-handed scissors.

4. You never got to play baseball at a friend's house because no one had the glove you needed.

You would always get stuck being the pitcher or just would not be able to play at all because no one had a left-handed glove for you to use.

5. Being asked, "You're left-handed?"

Someone you have known your whole life is still somehow mesmerized by the fact that you are still writing with your left hand after all these years. They seem to think that you have been faking it.

6. Finding a left-handed desk in a class.

It may seem somewhat petty to get excited over a desk, but trust us, these things are such an amazing sight in a classroom.

7. Swiping your credit card.

This is one of the worst for me. It seems like it would not be that big of an inconvenience, but for some reason it almost always is.

8. Signing your name at the store.

This is another thing you right-handed people take for granted. The setup on these is always super inconvenient. I usually have to take the pad and move it to the side so I can get my hand positioned to write.

9. Pens that are attached to the chain.

The bank is the biggest culprit of doing this. You barely have enough chain to take the pen across the paper and start to write.

10. Last but certainly not least...SMUDGING EVERYTHING YOU WRITE.

Nothing is worse than finishing a paper or an important note to realize you smudged the entire thing. Plus, then you have led or ink all over your hand and sleeve too.

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