JOIN
OUR EMAIL LIST!

Right handed people have it easy.

Redditor u/u/BadlySpeltBouy asked, "What are the perks and downsides of being left handed that no one talks about?"

Left handed Redditor's gave us a glimpse into the world of inconvenience that they face. Right handed people don't realize how every product and device is made for them to use easily, while lefties must adapt or hope someone invents an alternative for them. Still, there are some perks to being left handed.

10. My school had an odd abundance of left-handed desks

"The worst is when you're in a classroom that has those single chair/desk combo. They're all right handed making it super hard to make notes. Sometimes there's a token left handed one in a random place in the classroom where you don't particularly want to sit."

medium_place

9. Grade school scissors are everyone’s enemy

"Spiral notebooks are your enemy, as well as grade school scissors. You can always use the excuse to use the teachers scissors though, they were always better anyway."

VICIOUSLY

8. Lefties make good fighters

Giphy

"In combat sports, left handers are more likely to win because everyone's been training against right handers and facing left handers is kind of rare. Manny Paquiao and Tenshin Nasukawa come to mind of famous southpaws. Keep in mind some right handers also choose to fight in 'left handed' stance too."

SaberSabre

7. A right handed person would never notice

"The jagged teeth on printers for receipts and things are designed to be used by the right hand."

Adok85

6. I’m guilty of saying this

Giphy

"Everytime someone sees you write something you get to hear, 'Oh, you're a leftie huh?"

smackdiggums

5. It puts a damper on writing 

"Downside is I always smudge my pencil/ink if im writing something especially if my hands are a lil sweaty"

WisselBit

4. It really is a right-handed world...

"All tools are made for right handers.

All thumb buttons are on the wrong side of handles.
Meat slicers and all one handed operation machines are right hand operation only.
Guns eject spent casing in your face and safety you often have to reach around the gun in an awkward manner.

I could go on and on. We live in a right handed word, lefties just visit it clumsily."


TheWorldMayEnd

3. Even a dinner party is difficult

"I always have to be quick to sit down at a dinner table. Unless I get a spot on the left side of the table (as you face it) or the end I bump elbows with others at the table. It can seem rude but it works best for everyone."

spinichmonkey

2. It runs in the family

"I never had to share my softball glove cause no one could ever use it...but it was hard to find a glove to buy period.
My daughter is also left handed and for whatever reason I love that she is."

skepticfem

1. Holding hands isn't inconvenient

"My boyfriend and I can hold hands and both use our dominant hands for stuff"

bluespacecadet

For all the crime or mystery shows people watch perhaps the scariest instances are the tragedies that happen in real life. The most startling thing is while many murderers display red flags, a large amount tend to be seemingly nice people. Criminologists have found that in domestic-violence-related homicide in particular the perpetrator tends to employ an outwardly charming, charisma-filled act as part of their method.

Keep reading... Show less
Image by David Mark from Pixabay

Many people would rather focus on the scandals associated with celebrities notorious for bad behavior.

This is a shame since many of their phenomenal talents are overlooked in favor of a juicy tabloid.

Keep reading... Show less
Image by Hands off my tags! Michael Gaida from Pixabay

Everybody loves to hate a villain.

Keep reading... Show less

People can't function sometimes without being a magnet for drama. The good thing is, these people are also usually extremely bad at hiding their propensity for being involved in said drama.

Keep reading... Show less