I Confuse Left and Right

Turn left right here! 11,113 People

    I have recently been diagnosed with dyspraxia

    in my 20's. I feel quite ashamed of this most of the time.
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    1 Response Sep 6, 2015

    This guy I met first time with my friends ,

    he was cute and little introvert, we didn't talk much at all even we were in same circle . And then we met again at party and we both were drunk , danced like anything . And we talked a lot after the party . Since then he was in my mind . I was stalking me his Facebook account...
    keedo123 keedo123
    26-30, F
    Aug 29, 2015
    mafuccin mafuccin
    26-30, F
    Oct 5, 2015

    I'm so bad, I can't tell my left

    nor right except with like a trick that my English teacher thought me. Like do and L with your hands and the one that is right is left. And in French I can't, like when someone says go droit or gauche I'm like this way super unsure. So I can't tell my left or right but I'm...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 29, 2015

    Lol! In my driving license exam,

    the examiner asked me to stop the car on the left...you can guess where I parked it. Luckily that summer holidays were very near and the examiner used to spend his holidays in the same city than me. To be honest, I think he passed me bc I didn't run over anyone. It wasn't the...
    mmorgam mmorgam
    41-45, F
    Feb 21, 2016

    I'm need some advice,

    so my friend and I just found out today that her sister thinks she is pregnant. Her sister is only 14 and has had unprotected sex four times in the last four weeks. She wants advice from me but she also wants me to keep it a secret. What should I tell her?
    Krissy3407 Krissy3407
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2016

    I Don't Confuse It

    When someone tells me "to the left!" I react accordingly. That's not it at all. It's more that I have difficulties finding the word quickly enough, comparable to amnesic aphasia. I find this quite entertaining when someone asks me for directions and I explain it to them: "you...
    NekoGummy NekoGummy
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2013

    an old teacher of mine told me I was

    geographically slow...
    iamme1992 iamme1992
    22-25, F
    Jul 30, 2015

    Always have, always will.

    I had to pretend I'm writing to differentiate, and the one that feels the most "normal" it's my right. I can't even know which from which while using gps
    nevercouldmeansomuch nevercouldmeansomuch
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2015

    All. The. Time. I had pain in my right shoulder

    and I just posted that it was my left. Don't ask me which one of my ears is bad, I've forgotten that. Was it my left because he was right-handed? Or was he left-handed? You can see how easily I am confused by this. All 'satire' aside, it is something I've never been able to...
    adianoeta adianoeta
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 18, 2015

    I never learned left from right

    until i started driving
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9
    36-40, M
    Aug 11, 2015

    It's very embarrassing.

    I volunteer in a hospital where I have to give directions. Most of the time, I'm like "go left, no right. You know what, I'll just show you."
    ihavecoolname ihavecoolname
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 22, 2015
    MinnyMouses MinnyMouses
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2016

    I am a animatronic. I have to perform on stage,

    so there are 4 directions built into my AI: left, right, stage-right, and stage-left. It's so confusing!!!!
    bonnie54594 bonnie54594
    26-30, M
    Aug 28, 2015

    I always had a hard time with left

    and right, but when I joined the navy I had no problem with port and starboard, and is still easier to me than left and right
    ducky2345 ducky2345
    31-35, M
    Aug 23, 2015

    I am dyslexic. my teacher tried to teach me

    left from right. "hold you hands up so you see the backs of them. extend your forefinger up and thumb to yhe side. the one that makes an 'L' is your left." well they both made 'L's' to me. not much help. for years I thought I was alone until I realized I was spelling my name...
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    1 Response Jan 19, 2015

    Look right

    Look left
    Diggemzz Diggemzz
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 16, 2015

    I am a pretty smart person at certain things

    but to some people who don't know me I am probably the dumbest person on earth lol when I was younger and taking drivers ed with the instructor beside me he would tell me to turn right and I would signal left to turn left thinking I was turning right. I am right handed so when...
    Cheygirl22 Cheygirl22
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2014

    why does life have to be

    so complicated? when u want something its like right there but when u go for it u always get kicked back down one step, so many choices. any choice u make is always leading to another.....guess thats life right always challenging you...
    Armychick9 Armychick9
    22-25, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    I took ROTC for a year in College.

    We did a lot of marching. I HATED that. Getting "Right Face! Forward March!" correct had me scared every time. I know which is my left side; when I need to pick a "right" or "left" I will actually slap my left side so I can get my directions correct.
    70+, M
    Dec 6, 2015

    I diff know my left from right except

    when it comes to directions. I seem to lose my sense of left and right when driving.
    Bctwix06 Bctwix06
    70+, F
    Dec 24, 2015

    My door, your door. There are no right

    and left when I am driving, only "my door, your door". My friends and my son know this and I have trained them to say "my door, your door".
    absolom absolom
    1 Response Jan 19, 2015
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    May 4, 2015

    Good people are too nice,

    that is why our goodness often abused.
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    1 Response Jul 16, 2015

    I still use the trick of making the 'L' with

    your left hand to tell which way is left and which is right; and sometimes I still get it wrong.
    hippopotamusluv hippopotamusluv
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 15, 2016

    I hate giving directions

    while someone is driving!!!
    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie
    41-45, F
    Nov 18, 2014

    Still to this day I confuse my left

    and right, I remind my self with looking at the back of my hands, fingers together and thumb held out. Your left hand makes a capital L. This came in use when my children were younger and they learnt. They no better than me now 😃
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    1 Response Jun 7, 2015
    Syiaz Syiaz
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 31, 2015

    I hate it when people tel Me go left

    or go right. I simply don't know my left from right. It is a function of my dyslexia. I turn the wrong way all the time, even with a GPS telling me to turn left or turn right. Give me north, south, east or west and I do better.
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    1 Response Jan 22, 2015

    I thinks a really good thing

    that nobody has to rely on my directions - just sayin
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    1 Response Feb 2, 2016

    Im confused now..i have lots of questions in my

    head..my friends keep telling me not to let go and i need to hold on and wait, if nothing happens then i dnt have any regrets.. Im having an affair now w/ a married man w/o knowing he is married..just found out last 2 weeks when we are already 2 yrs.and 9 months..it hurts a lot...
    sonofangel24 sonofangel24
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2015

    When I feel hurried I can't think

    so fast about left and right.
    KawaiiShiroUsagi KawaiiShiroUsagi
    26-30, F
    Jul 10, 2015

    If I had a quarter for every time I screwed up

    giving people directions and a dollar each time my mom yelled at me for having to do the 'L' trick with my hands I would be filthy rich. I blame it on being left handed.
    anonandeveryone anonandeveryone
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2014

    When people in the car ask me left

    or right, I gesture wildly in the direction I want them to go in.
    Owlfoxwarrior Owlfoxwarrior
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    To this day I hold up

    both hands if the pointer anb thumb make an L that's left right?
    LilythStone LilythStone
    36-40, F
    Aug 27, 2015

    Ever since I was a little I got left

    and right confused and I still do. I know it's not normal but i always did
    halieya halieya
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 4, 2015

    Essex girl meets an Irish man in a pub.

    The Essex girl asks "why ave ya got an "L" on one wellie and an "R" on the uvver wellie?" The Irish man replies "It's left and right so I is. So as I can tell which is what" "Aw dats clever" says the Essex girl, then thinks for a moment. "D'ya fink dats why I as 'C&A' in mar...
    Heellover Heellover
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

    I've always had this problem.

    I have an excellent sense of direction (N,S, E, W) but have to pause and think about right left. At my wedding (25 years ago) the minister said "blah, blah, your right hand" and I put out my left hand! He then said " no, your OTHER right hand" and I've never lived that one...
    AlanOliver AlanOliver
    51-55, M
    Jul 15, 2015

    Learning dance moves,

    when the instructor is facing me and says Left I follow them without thinking my "left". I end up watching the people next to me that I'm following correctly.
    2setsoftails 2setsoftails
    Jun 13, 2015

    Strange! When I was young

    and being taught to write, I used to write with my left hand or my right hand. The schoolteacher would smack my hand with a ruler every time I was seen writing with my left. I am now right hand dominant, but can still sign my name with my left hand. I cannot use a fork in my...
    anaughtydad anaughtydad
    46-50, M
    Jul 16, 2015

    I used to confuse l n r

    but I learned a trick about.it when I was in basic training of the us army. when marching , I would always match with my rt thunb nail digging into my index finger . I turned it into a sort of a binary issue. that helped out a lot. later, I noticed thst all DnC commands are...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2015

    I left her today. I'm just way too old

    for her...I know she hates me...I hope someday she understands...I hope she's ok...I worry about her☹ I love her.
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    Mar 11, 2016
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