I wonder if your handwriting became worse since we mostly type letters instead o

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  1. Pavlo Badovskyy profile image80
    Pavlo Badovskyyposted 10 years ago

    I wonder if your handwriting became worse since we mostly type letters instead of writing them?

  2. forall profile image58
    forallposted 10 years ago

    No, it didn't. I still write, maybe that's why.

  3. Georgie Lowery profile image91
    Georgie Loweryposted 10 years ago

    I write too. I send letters to family and I write in a journal. If anything, my handwriting has gotten better over the years. It used to be purely awful.

    1. Pavlo Badovskyy profile image80
      Pavlo Badovskyyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      It actually surprised me how many people still write letters instead of sending them via e-mail

  4. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 10 years ago

    YES!  I find when I write something down, it is horrible.  My hand just does not do what my brain is telling it any more.

    1. Pavlo Badovskyy profile image80
      Pavlo Badovskyyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Phew... I was afraid i am the only one with the same problem :-)

  5. dezalyx profile image92
    dezalyxposted 10 years ago

    It happens to me when I haven't written anything for a while. But once my hand gets the hang of writing again, my handwriting goes back to normal.

  6. Victoria Anne profile image93
    Victoria Anneposted 10 years ago

    My handwriting has actually gotten a lot better over the past few years. I went to an engineering school so out of habit I always write in all capital, block letters. I have actually been told quite a few times that my writing looks like it was typed.

    I suppose I'm not really a typical case though smile

    1. Pavlo Badovskyy profile image80
      Pavlo Badovskyyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Lucky you... I have to make efforts to write letters understandible to others. :-)

  7. lburmaster profile image76
    lburmasterposted 10 years ago

    No. One of my hobbies is calligraphy, the art of beautiful handwriting. I create old english pages, birthday cards, holiday cards, thank you notes, motivational pictures with flourishes and drawn animals, etc.

  8. ashraf_2003 profile image58
    ashraf_2003posted 10 years ago

    I'm born with a bad handwriting XD... But I don't think it got worse when I used to type.

  9. First Colony profile image60
    First Colonyposted 10 years ago

    I've always had bad handwriting, and now I find that if I have to write anything (even something as simple as a check), my hand becomes tired, and my handwriting gets worse. 

    I see another problem in a few years: poor punctuation due to iPhones.  Since my iPhone will automatically put the apostrophe in contractions and a period at the end of sentences (if you hit space twice), I find myself wanting my laptop to do the same and becoming frustrated when it does not!

    1. Pavlo Badovskyy profile image80
      Pavlo Badovskyyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      If you do not rely on your own punctuation it is an alarm :-) you should do smth with it :-) Probably you should get rid of iPhone (joking of course !) Thank you for an answer

  10. fitmom profile image76
    fitmomposted 10 years ago

    I don't think my handwriting looks worse, but I just feel kind of clumsy when I haven't written by hand for awhile.

  11. CBartelmey profile image76
    CBartelmeyposted 10 years ago

    My handwriting has never recovered from college when I used to take so many notes that in order to keep up it kind of became a scribble.  That was the turning point for me, but thankfully it hasn’t progressed any worse since I began typing more frequently.

    1. Pavlo Badovskyy profile image80
      Pavlo Badovskyyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Reading your answer i had a feeling that your handwriting just has nowhere to go worse :-) is that correct? In that case you can only improve it :-)

    2. CBartelmey profile image76
      CBartelmeyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      That would be correct.  In fact I rarely write anymore because there is no point - no one can read it!

  12. MURMAID profile image60
    MURMAIDposted 10 years ago

    I used to be very proud of my caligraphy. Now, my hand only fits around a mouse. It even works better with a mouse than a tablet.

    I cn't read my notes.

    When my grandmother got older, I saw her hand writing become shaky. Maybe its not a bad thing to go 'digital.'

    1. Pavlo Badovskyy profile image80
      Pavlo Badovskyyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      That is a funny idea to get ready to days when hands will be shaky with help of PC mouse. I will keep that in mind:-)

    2. MURMAID profile image60
      MURMAIDposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      My father was by nature, a draftsman. My sons picked it up and write legibly. My cursive, from an older era, has detereated. What will the next genaertaion use?.

  13. houseofjcjee profile image67
    houseofjcjeeposted 10 years ago

    I guess my handwriting is still the same as it was; however, I am a slower now as compared during my school days when I used to write with pen more often.

  14. LifeInPrint101 profile image59
    LifeInPrint101posted 10 years ago

    I think that that happened. My handwriting became really messy when I had just bought my laptop, and was using that to do all of my writing. But it became neater when I stopped using my computer as much, so I think that your theory is right. Now people comment on how neat my writing is, although I still think that it is messy!!

  15. ThePelton profile image64
    ThePeltonposted 10 years ago

    I find myself printing with my pen when I can't use a keyboard, and it looks funky.

 
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