The world is designed for right handed people. Whether it’s a desk, a power tool, a door handle, or even utensils, they’re all made to work with people who’s right hand is dominant. The left-handers just can’t seem to catch a break. These are 25 Struggles Right Handed People Will Never Understand.
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Stirring spoons are slanted the wrong way on the bottom for scraping the pot.
You always end up reaching across your body to open the door.
You can’t share golf clubs with anyone.
Whenever you hold a measuring cup, your hand covers the measurements.
Writing on dry erase boards is borderline impossible.
In some societies, children are forced to write with their right hands due to social stigma against left handed people.
People always go for the right handed shake, so you have to make sure to squeeze a little harder.
It’s almost impossible to write on binders with the rings always getting in the way.
Guitars are usually made for righties.
The work area in kitchens is almost always to the right of the cooking surface.
To get toilet paper, you always have to reach across your body.
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The computer mouse is always on the wrong side.
Scissors are uncomfortable to use
All the action buttons on video game controllers are always on the right side.
Classroom desks are all made for right handed people. It makes writing extremely uncomfortable.
You always have to reposition your drink at restaurants.
Whenever you’re putting change in a vending machine, you have to stand all the way to right of it. It just feels...awkward.
Nobody sees the jokes on your novelty coffee mugs.
If a handle is molded, it's molded to fit a right hand.
Power tools are designed for right handed people, and they’re already dangerous enough as it is.
Always having people say, “No way, you’re left handed?” all while you’ve been writing things directly in front of them forever.
Formal dining events are uncomfortable because you end up bumping elbows with the people next to you.
When you pump gas, the hose gets tangled because you have to do more turns than a right handed person to get in a comfortable pumping position.
Can openers are surprisingly tough to use.
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