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  • Have you ever compared your handwriting with your friends to see how different it is?

  • Like fingerprints, no two share the same handwriting.

  • The way you loop, cross and dot your letters can actually say a lot about your personality and mindset.

  • Although handwriting analysis isn't foolproof, it can still give you some insights into yourself.

  • Try writing out a sentence.

  • We suggest: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

  • Then keep watching this video to see what your handwriting says about you.

  • Number one: the size of your handwriting.

  • Did you know that the size of your handwriting can represent the level of self-esteem and self-awareness you have?

  • It's one of the more reliable things to look out for, since it doesn't change too often over time.

  • Large handwriting may show that you're outgoing, people-oriented and that you want to feel understood and noticed.

  • On the other hand, small handwriting may mean that you're shy, detail-oriented and meticulous.

  • Handwriting that is average in size shows that you're well adjusted and adaptable.

  • Two: spacing between words.

  • Do you leave a large gap between your words when you write?

  • According to a study by Klein, the distance between two words can show how close or how far you feel towards other people.

  • If you write with wide spacing and gaps between your words, then it may signify that you enjoy your freedom and dislike being overwhelmed.

  • On the other hand, leaving a narrow spacing between words may describe those who dislike being alone.

  • Three: slanting of the words.

  • Did you know that the slant in your handwriting can tell what personal qualities you have?

  • The tendency to slant to the right means you're sentimental, open to new experiences and you're someone who highly values their friends and family.

  • While slanting to the left may show that you're more introspective, reserved and you're someone who prefers to work behind the scenes.

  • If you write without slanting at all, then you tend to be logical, practical and pragmatic.

  • Number four: How are you dotting your "i"s?

  • How you dot your ”i”s can say a lot about you.

  • Adding your dot way above the i shows you have a great imagination, while adding the dot right over the i shows that you may be more detail-oriented, organized and empathetic in what you say or do.

  • If you use a slash instead of a dot, then you may be overly self-critical and have little patience for inadequacy.

  • And adding circles instead of dots signals a childlike curiosity and a want to be a visionary.

  • Number five: the way you cross your t's.

  • Similarly, the way you cross your t's can be telling of your ability and persistence to achieve your goals.

  • Crossing at the top of the t indicates that you have good self-esteem and are ambitious and you set big goals.

  • If the cross is in the middle, then you tend to be confident and feel comfortable in your skin.

  • Long crosses show that you are determined and enthusiastic, even if you may be stubborn at times.

  • While short crosses show that you may lack the determination to complete tasks.

  • And number six: type of margins.

  • Do you leave a large or narrow margin when you write?

  • The amount of space you leave can say a lot about your outlook and attitude towards life.

  • The width of the left margin represents your view of the past, so a narrow left margin shows that you base most of your actions and views on your past experiences.

  • While a wide left margin shows that you are keen to move on from your past to embrace the future and be open to new experiences.

  • Similarly, the right margin can be telling of your attitude to the future.

  • If you leave a narrow right margin, then you tend to embrace the future and are sociable and adaptable.

  • Whereas a wide right margin shows that you're more cautious about the future and prefer the current stability you have.

  • So what did you find out about your handwriting?

  • Tell us about it in the comments below.

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What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

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    Seraya posted on 2020/08/26
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