Experts Say How You Draw the Letter ”X” Reveals Something about Your Personality

While people do like personality tests in general as it is somewhat like a fun past-time just like reading the astrology column, many of these tests are actually proven facts based on science. They may be presented to you in a light-hearted fun way, but they are a result of psychological analysis and expert studies which involve the research of hundreds of different people who somehow get categorized into specific types of behavior that gives researchers the ability to form stereotypes and categories of behavior.

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1The story behind the letter X test

However, how you write the letter X started as a fun proposition by a twitter user which actually went viral. After doing a quiz that showed 8 variations of the letter X, she posted the graphic that was viewed by 71k people and retweeted 18k times. Experts studying this found that many used the style of no 7 as shown in the picture. A certified handwriting analyst Kathi Mcknight who has deciphered the handwriting of personalities like Obama and Oprah has broken down the meaning of why people write the letter X the way they do and what it could mean about their personality. So from the picture choose your style and see what it means about you. It just so happens that many of you are very rebellious.

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2And, it turns out; a lot of you have a rebellious streak

According to Kathy McKnight, the English language teaches a balanced way to move a pen while writing which requires one to move from the left to right across the page or left margin to right margin. In printing,  letters start at the top and move down.  A regressive stroke would be considered as anything going against this norm. According to handwriting experts, going against the norm is also regarded as rebelliousness, or returning to the past and negativity.

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3Choose your style of X. The colored stroke is first line indicating how you start writing an X

While this picture shows computer generated fonts and not penmanship, it may not be complete handwriting analysis per se. This is because handwriting analysis takes into account pressure, slant, and size which are the main elements to study while analyzing ones personality. However, the picture should not be taken as handwriting but the movement of handwriting that is analyzed by how you would draw the letter X which is why it then makes the computer generated picture valid as the movement or style of writing a letter X abides by the principles of handwriting analysis. Check out what your style of X says about you. Choose your style of X. The colored stroke is first line indicating how you start writing an X with the arrow showing the direction that starts the way you write the X.

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4Style 1

By drawing your X in this fashion with two reverse strokes that begin from the lower right, it means that you want very much to move forward but are preventing yourself because you seem to have both your feet stuck in the past. Something about yourself is not inclined to take initiate the first step. Remember the saying?? Leap of faith?

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