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14 Struggles You'll Recognize If You're Left Handed

No one knows the struggles we've seen... unless you're left handed.

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1. Finding somewhere to sit in a classroom full of right-handed seats.

It's just like finding a needle in a haystack only much, much more difficult.
Wizzed

It's just like finding a needle in a haystack only much, much more difficult.

2. Constantly getting ink from your pen on the side of your hand.

Yes, I've showered today. I promise.
Wizzed

Yes, I've showered today. I promise.

3. The rings of your binder ALWAYS getting in the way.

Honestly, these things can go to hell.
Diply

Honestly, these things can go to hell.

4. Using a pair of scissors that just never work quite right

The majority of scissors are in favor of right-handed people. If we want to use a pair of scissors that actually work for us, they're probably the pair with squiggly lines third graders use.
Wizzed

The majority of scissors are in favor of right-handed people. If we want to use a pair of scissors that actually work for us, they're probably the pair with squiggly lines third graders use.

5. Looking for a baseball glove that actually fits your hand.

Why are these so hard to find, anyway? WE ARE NOT A MINORITY.
Diply

Why are these so hard to find, anyway? WE ARE NOT A MINORITY.

6. When the pen at the doctor's office is attached to the right side.

10/10 will ruin your signature.
Diply

10/10 will ruin your signature.

7. Sitting next to a right-handed person in a restaurant.

Even eating is hard for us.
Pinterest

Even eating is hard for us.

8. Constantly being asked, "You're left-handed? How can you write like that?"

Um, the same way like you use your right hand, bro.
Pinterest

Um, the same way like you use your right hand, bro.

9. Using any type of mug ever.

The logo and/or text is most likely meant for right-handed mugs and it's just not OK, guys.
Pinterest

The logo and/or text is most likely meant for right-handed mugs and it's just not OK, guys.

10. Having to use a measuring tape... upside down.

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We just LOVE reading numbers upside down. Love. It.

11. Attempting to finish a crossword puzzle.

Almost as bad as getting ink on your hand in general. Almost.
Pinterest

Almost as bad as getting ink on your hand in general. Almost.

12. Constantly having to swipe your credit card on the right side.

Yes it feels awkward and yes we hate it.
Pinterest

Yes it feels awkward and yes we hate it.

13. Ever having to use a spiral notebook.

You think you know frustration? Try taking notes in Spanish class with this monster.
Pinterest

You think you know frustration? Try taking notes in Spanish class with this monster.

14. Using a measuring cup and feeling extremely awkward.

Us lefties have to do the whole turn-your-hand-around-until-you're-in-severe-pain just to accurately measure some milk for our cupcakes. It's rough.
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Us lefties have to do the whole turn-your-hand-around-until-you're-in-severe-pain just to accurately measure some milk for our cupcakes. It's rough.

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