Why Do We Hate The Sound Of Our Voice? Or Do We?

I bet everyone has said they hate the sound of their voice. Whether it’s when you are listing to a video of yourself or just a recording. Our own voices somehow always sound so cringy when recorded. Why can’t you hear your actual voice and what do we actually hate about our voice?

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So first off, why can’t you hear your true voice (the voice everyone else hears). When you speak, your vocal cords in your throat vibrate which causes your skin, skull and oral cavities to vibrate. We refer to these vibrations as sound and nobody can hear these but you. This sound also mixes with the sound waves that travel from your mouth to your ear drums. Again, nobody can hear the vibrations but you. When your voice is recorded for the first time, your probably going to be shocked because the pitch of your voice is probably higher and you probably talk slower then you thought. This, this is what your voice sounds like to everyone else. Everyone hates their voice because it’s different than what you are used to yourself sounding like every single day. It’s like looking into a mirror and suddenly having a mustache. The voice that we hear in the recording is so foreign to us. Here are some things that we hate about our new voice:

Reasons We
 Hate Our
Voice
Whiney
High
Slow
Fast
Sloppy
Nasal
Loud
Soft
Unclear
Immature
Unconfident
Dry — monotonous
Too expressive
Too many pauses
Breathy
Nervous
Garbled
Crackly
Off-key (out of tune or flat)

Hope you learned a bit about your voice, and are still talking after hearing your true voice for the first time.

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