What does handwriting say about people?

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  1. SyddyKitty

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    So, supposedly a person's handwriting says something about the person themselves. o_O Any truth to that matter? Any examples or possible meanings from handwriting 'experts'?
     
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    Google graphology.

    I used to be quite interested in this, but it was a while ago, so I don't trust my memory so much to say too much. Many aspects are very interesting and I still look closely at people's handwriting and signatures.

    If you study it a bit and then look at someone like Hitler's handwriting it is very revealing.
     
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    What handwriting says about a person is that they are literate.


    Other than that... what it says about a person is what the writing actually SAYS... since they wrote it.

    Graphology- especially in today's world, is no different than phrenology.
     
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    I would think that people who are sloppy writers are hurried folk, who feel like they have more important things to do. :) Or is that just me?
     
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    or maybe they have a cramp- or essential tremor- or are missing a thumb-
     
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    Doctors tend to have the worst handwriting.

    Hopefully it's not a reflection of their work.
     
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    If I am focused and relaxed I have great penmanship, If I am hurried or stressed, it's a little sloppy.
     
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    What about those who are ambidextrous like me? :-D
     
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    The thing that my handwriting says about me is, I am a person with rubbishy handwritting with not much to say and rubbishy literacy skills :tongue:
     
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    It is a very interesting subject. There is a lot of truth in it.
     
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    It says how much time they spent practicing it as a child and what bad habits and shortcuts they picked up along the way. Hoorah.
     
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    In the case of my father's sister, a handwriting analysis was able to tell us that she was a greedy, backstabbing bitch. :biggrin1: She made changes to my grandfather's will and forged his signature. :mad:

    No, it's a reflection of all those years of having to take notes quickly in darkened lecture halls.

     
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