The Shape of Your Thumb Says a Lot About Your Personality...What Does Yours Say? | 22 Words

You might not know it, but every time you shoot a "thumbs up" to someone, you're letting them in on the type of personality you have.

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A big part of who you are is demonstrated in the type of thumb you have.

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Here's the normal structure of your hand.

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And here's the first type of thumb. As the name would suggest, it's a straight line up the back of your thumb.

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Here it is in a photo. Pretty familiar, right? This type of thumb indicates a person is serious and direct. They're more likely to be analytical than creative or whimsical.

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This type of person also might play their cards close to the vest, so to speak, keeping secrets and not sharing a lot of their thoughts with others.

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If you're looking for a pop-culture example, Arnie as the Terminator is a pretty apt one.

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Then, we've got the crooked thumb. As you can see, the back of it curves. It can curve a lot or a little, depending on the person.

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It's also called the "hitchhiker's thumb," and here's a pretty extreme example.

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It runs contrary to the straight thumb, meaning you're more expressive than most if you have this type.

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You're still capable of being serious, of course, but it's not your default disposition.

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Lucky for us, people with curved thumbs and straight thumbs can get along just fine. In fact, they tend to complement each other...

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...which is good news.

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So does your thumb clearly fit into one group of the other? Or is it a hybrid of sorts?

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