I Am a South Paw

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    Right Minded....

    As we all know... "We're in our 'Right Mind'...". I grew up in Connecticut, and when I was in Kindergarten, they taped my left hand to the desk, and told me I had to learn to write with my right hand. I went home crying that day, and the next morning my father, (A...
    dc0de dc0de
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 7, 2007

    They Have Me All Discombobbled.

    My school had a nice little way of teaching us our right from our left. "Remember kids we WRITE with our RIGHT." They seemed to have forgotten not all of us WRITE with out RIGHT. It may seem insignificant. But I am thoroughly convinced three years of conditioning me that...
    unsanity unsanity
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 19, 2010


    Oh yessss, I am very left handed. It was a big pain in school, I HATED those right handed desks. Notebooks, composition books, same story. Glad that I am now, I don't know why, just am! Wooo Hooo, give the lefties a big hand!! ( A left one, of course!!) Roxy
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 7, 2011

    Left-handed :)

    Ok, my biggest secret is out in the open...lol I love being the odd one out in my entire family as being the only left handed person... the one thing I have hated is using those damn scissors...always messed up my craft classes as a kid...otherwise, always helped me in sports...
    healerprince healerprince
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2012

    happy left handers' day.

    And I had no clue we had a day. hmmmm what is an appropriate gift for left handers' day?
    deleted deleted
    Aug 13, 2015

    Hope I'm Not Unique In This.....

    I don't know if being left-handed has ANYTHING at all to do with this,...but...here goes!Sometimes, I have a tendency to do some things just a little bit backwards.( I do this all the time!) For example, if I have a cup of coffee in each hand, knowing my cup will be placed in...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 8, 2011

    you guys have to watch the movie southpaw.

    .. really good movie, must see
    tsumakov tsumakov
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2015

    Southpawing It

    I have been left handed all of my life.  I put up with people and things that are more suited to the right handed world, since about 90 % of the people in the world are right handed.  I am somewhat of an anomoly though, because I always hear that left handed people are...
    derekthetech derekthetech
    22-25, M
    Jul 5, 2007
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