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I Am Ambidextrous

the joys of both hands 5,193 People

    I wright with both hands

    but hold my pencil like a lefty which causes all my papers to smudge >.<
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Sep 24, 2014

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    Question. Did you ever have a time

    when you did not know your left hand from your right? I still don't.
    SolarCell SolarCell 56-60, M May 24, 2014

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    Ambidextrous And Stammering?

    I grew up being the only leftie in a family of six, so I learnt to do many things right-handed too. Often my dad would laugh when he found the lock on the front gate totally opposite to how any one else would lock it. Washing cars etc, was easier since when one hand got tired, I...
    andyneil andyneil 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 23, 2010

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    I always thought I was just right-handed,

    since I couldn't write with my left hand. Then I realized that ambidexterity isn't just which hand you can write with, it's that you use both hands...now I know why I sweep and mop with my left, as well as play baseball, hockey, golf, etc.
    xxChristina xxChristina 13-15, F Nov 8, 2015

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    It was expected to occur somewhere down the

    line, as my Dad's Dad and my Mum's Mum are both ambidextrous. I enjoy confusing customers by switching writing/carving from my right hand to my left.
    MMXIV MMXIV 18-21, F Feb 11, 2014

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    I always switch my hands

    while I am writing. I remember once my teacher told me that she could have sworn I was writing with my left hand a few minutes ago. Lol I had to explain to her that I am ambidextrous and I switch off my hands whenever one gets tired. (I mostly use my right hand tho but my left...
    LittleBallOfFire LittleBallOfFire 13-15, F 3 Responses May 13, 2015

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    It Annoys People... *giggle*

    i can write legibly with either hand, though it takes more work to do so lefty.  the really odd part is that i pitch right and bat left.  I catch lefty. it drives a friend of mine nuts, because she is teaching me sign language, and for that, one hand is supposed to...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2007

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    isilgecer isilgecer 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2015

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    The Devils Hand?

    When I was a little girl in Catholic school, I remember my knuckles getting smacked with a ruler whenever I used my left hand to write. Naturally I had to learn to use my right hand lest I look like I'd lost a prizefight. After a near-fatal vehicular accident, I sustained some...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    Yup

    the only thing I can't do with my left hand is write clearly. I'm working on that. other than that, I can, eat, drink, drive, use tools etc with both hands
    antibiotic antibiotic 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2007

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    taught myself to be! I always had this strange

    connection with my left hand, I always felt I was really left handed, and maybe my parents forced the right hand on me. idk but I write, brush my teeth and eat pretty well with both hands. :D
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 3, 2015

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    My husband knows I am

    and have seen me switch a few times when I have both children at my sides doing their HW. He's even seen my daughter do it. But when my youngest picked up his markers to draw with his left hand my husband jumped out of his chair. Lol.
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2015

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    you should see me use my forceps

    and scalpel ϵ( 'Θ' )϶
    lesbianpeter lesbianpeter 18-21, F Jan 26

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    I write mostly with my left hand.

    I used to be able to write good with my right hand, but lately I haven't been using my right hand to write, so it doesn't look as good as with my left. I cut with knife and scissors with my right hand. I throw right handed. I eat left handed. I kick with right foot. Bat...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13

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    I write mainly with my left hand,

    but I can do just about anything with both hands like painting and coloring. I can catch and throw with both hands as well. I only use scissors and brush my teeth with my right hand. I also brush my hair with both hands.
    Cutie2013 Cutie2013 22-25, F Mar 24, 2015

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    I used to be left handed

    when i was younger, then i broke my wrist and had no choice but to use my right hand and now my right hand is more dominant than my left, and it's harder to write with my left but i still can.
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2015

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    xXFiyaTheOneAndOnlyXx xXFiyaTheOneAndOnlyXx 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2015

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    Well, I was! Unhappily I grew up in a time

    when writing with your left hand was considered unacceptable. I was smacked every time I used my left. Now I write with my right hand but can still sign with my left. In many ways I am left orientated...I have to lay crockery so the fork is on the right-just cant use it in my...
    Hoffferch Hoffferch 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2015

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    I love being ambidextrous

    because I draw, write, and pretty much everything else with both hands. You should see the looks on people's faces. The faces people make are quite funny.
    UchigawaNiShinda UchigawaNiShinda 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15, 2014

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    Convenience And Relief

    I taught myself to be ambidextrous, I wasn't always this way. I remember some story I came across where this person had their writing hand injured in some way and in order to sign a legal document they had to put an X. Well I didn't want that to happen to me. So I practiced...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 5 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    Which is really nice,

    and came in handy, to be honest, when I broke my wrist😂😭
    lexibrennan101 lexibrennan101 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2015

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    im an artist and i can draw with

    both hands at once, i use my left for shading and my right for fine lines. i drew this when i was 15 with both hands at once and when i noticed how many people were watching me do it i got really nervous.
    Mineman214 Mineman214 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 30, 2014

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    breakdaiz breakdaiz 26-30, M Aug 12, 2015

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    Can u guy write different words with

    both hands at the same time
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    We often wonder why we use

    both hands to do certain things, well, for example, I write with my right hand while I eat when I use the right hand to the left hand fork and knife! When a soccer ball using the right so they are ambidextrous!
    PPGHotspurs PPGHotspurs 41-45, M Oct 8, 2014

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    I am ambidextrous with a fork

    and knife. :D Now I just have to master everything else :P
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Dec 20, 2014

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    Hi x I'm Chloe x and I have panic attack x I

    have started this blog to help me express my feelings and help others going through it x bye for now x
    chlosblogx chlosblogx 13-15, F Feb 24, 2015

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    I will admit, I do prefer my right hand.

    But I find myself naturally switching to the left all the time. It is really helpful when I get hand cramps and whatnot.
    TheNameIsBitch TheNameIsBitch 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2015

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    I'm ambidextrous, but

    which ever hand I learn to do something with first is the hand that feels more natural. So I write right handed, but shoot a basketball left handed.
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2014

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    For those of you who don't know what

    that means it means I can use my right and left hand for anything, I remember when I was younger my teachers would always try to make me pick between my right and left, I chose both my mum had to tell my teachers not to choose a hand, therefore I'm still ambidextrous and highly...
    Maryahsings Maryahsings 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    I can use either hand!

    I can paint, write, sew and play tennis, with either hand. I've been told that is quite unique!
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 11, 2015

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    I've always been able to do most things with

    both hands. Use a knife at dinner, throw a ball, etc. It comes in handy when you pull a muscle in your other arm :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2015

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    khewster khewster 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    I am ambidextrous and I can proudly say

    that I love it! It wasn't until the 6th grade that I tried writing with my write hand. I had always written with my left and played sports with both hands. For example, in volleyball I can serve with both hands and in basketball I can dribble the ball with both hand, so...
    jamystery jamystery 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2014

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    My most dominant hand it's still the right one,

    but I find myself doing several day-to-day actions as a lefty
    GCWhiskey GCWhiskey 22-25, M Jul 5, 2015

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    I was born this way. My earliest memory

    concerning my ambidextrousness happened in kindergarten. I was learning to write and we would do these practice sentences from the chalkboard. There were four lines on the grammar paper and I would execute each letter slowly and perfectly. I loved it. It felt like art. But when...
    MarciBlack MarciBlack 46-50, F Aug 11, 2015

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    Either hand. Pencil,

    pen or brush! I've been told it's pretty cool!
    Grenard93 Grenard93 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2015

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    I was born a righty. I broke my right hand

    when I was in 1st grade. I had to use my left to learn writing σ.σ
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2015

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    I broke my right arm a several years ago.

    I was only right handed then, but I had to write with my left because it hurt too much to write with my right. I can write with both equally now
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 9, 2014

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    Feet

    I am ambidextrous, but mostly in my feet. I am right handed, and there are things that I prefer to do with my left hand. But when it comes to my feet, I am fairly balanced in my ability to do things with both feet. In playing soccer, most girls on my team are right footed, and...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    Ambidextrous Eyes

    its not just the hand that you are to be ambi you also have to be both dominant with your legs & eyesI'm now a full fledged ambidextrous individual & can say its not just the hands you also need to master your other eye i used an eye patch to cover my right eye when i master...
    ApplePrince ApplePrince 22-25 Dec 18, 2012

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    Dual wielding +4 dexterity -2 charisma.

    I bumped elbows with my right handed classmates so I switched to avoid embarrassment. I was bullied for it, and that kinda confused me (what is so wrong about being able to write with both hands?). Still, I wouldn't change myself for the world, it's so useful.
    Sineriel Sineriel 22-25, F Jun 17, 2015

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    Last may I broke my right arm.

    For years I thought that I was always right handed, but I realized that I was ambidextrous! XD I guess I learn something new everyday!
    Bassdrumlife12 Bassdrumlife12 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2015

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    Since I was a kid I was always paranoid about

    breaking one hand, so I trained myself to use both, funny thing is I have never broken a single bone. I still can't write with my left. Anything long arm for example playing billiards I use left hand shots for accuracy and right hand shots for power shots. My left is my accuracy...
    32forever2016 32forever2016 31-35, M Jul 5, 2015

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    Simultaneous Drawing And Writing Using Two Hands

    I simultaneously draw using my two hands. One hand will be using a pencil, while the other one will be using a pen or vice versa. I can pencil in one hand, while the other hand can ink, and this is performed at the same time. I can also use pencils in both hands or ink...
    1stSimultaneousAmbidextrous 1stSimultaneousAmbidextrous 41-45 Jul 14, 2012

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