I wonder if your handwriting became worse since we mostly type letters instead of writing them?
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
I'm born with a bad handwriting XD... But I don't think it got worse when I used to type.
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!
I don't think my handwriting looks worse, but I just feel kind of clumsy when I haven't written by hand for awhile.
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.
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 :-)
That would be correct. In fact I rarely write anymore because there is no point - no one can read it!
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.'
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:-)
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?.
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.
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!!
I find myself printing with my pen when I can't use a keyboard, and it looks funky.
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