In a world where right-handed people are prevalent, the ones who consider their left hand to be dominant are singled out as the freaks.
Sure, it may be shrugged off casually as a once-in-a-blue moon quirk now, but the days when such a revelation entitled a sit-down interview akin to the Spanish Inquisition weren’t really far off.
It probably doesn’t sound much coming from someone who’s only 27, but faint memories of being taunted by childhood friends and classmates are enough to validate this point.
“That must be so weird!” they’d exclaim. “Why aren’t you normal like us?”
Needless to say, the little tendrils of self-doubt that would flourish much later in life were cultivated at this point.