I Do Not Like The Sound Of My Voice

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    Echo Is My Nightmare

    I have a very deep voice, and opinions on it tend to range from "evil" to "mature" to "manly" to  "sexy" (ugh!). Additionally, I have an accent that is all over the place, having been born and raised in Ohio but my grandparents being from Tennessee. I've been mistaken for Texan...
    Mikebissle Mikebissle
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 18, 2011

    Hate It

    Hate the sound of my own voice. I hate how i can't control it the way i want too. I hate how i am always being messed with because of it. I hate that I am told i sound just like certain people with other monotone voices...
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    8 Responses Apr 8, 2010


    I'm really self conscious about my voice. I hate it so much I hate talking on the phone. It often cracks when I speak, or I feel like I'm talking to quietly. I feel like I sound like a pre- pubescent boy ...... NOT COOL ...
    Astory4supper Astory4supper
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Nov 28, 2010

    Especially Not Today!

    Because I have an awful cold and my throat and nose is all stuffed. G says I sound like a flippin SMURF!! *frowns* and apparently, people agree, because I've gone by the name "Smurf" all week. Bah! I never signed up for sounding like a smurf on drugs, but I guess it's better...
    peanlo peanlo
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2011

    When Played Back On A Recording

    I don't really care for it. When I listen back to a recording of My voice, I hear everything I don't normally hear inside My head the rest of the time. It sounds too high like a kid and other qualities I don't enjoy just jump out at Me. I'm working hard to just get past that...
    aktor1970 aktor1970
    46-50, M
    Jul 7, 2011

    I Hate It

    I can't even begin to describe how much I hate the sound of my voice.  Every time I talk, it always comes out as a whisper, even though I try to be as loud as I can. That's why I don't talk.  I can't stand having to hear my own voice. Sometimes it sounds like there's...
    WhiteSparrow WhiteSparrow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2010

    My Radio Tapes

    Back in the late 1970s, in college, I was a reporter for WNUR-FM, the station of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.  I covered Jane Byrne beating Mike Bilandic for Mayor of Chicagp.  I heard the tapes of my work.  AWLFUL!
    HStoner HStoner
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2010

    I Hate...

    ....my voice. People tell me I sound like my mom. I dont like that.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 12, 2010

    Nonono. :(

    Honestly lately I feel like its run away from me, but back when I did speak a lot I never liked it. It was never soft and feminine enough for my liking. I love soft, breathy voices in women...and mine is anything but. Slap a southern Kentucky accent overtop of it and....meh. I...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 11, 2011

    I Don't Hate Is Persay Its Just Annoying

    I hate that I sound "white" on the phone. I can talk to someone on the phone then meet them later and you can just see the surprise on their face when they match face to voice. To me it sounds fine but I have heard my phone voice and it does sound different than what I expected...
    wolfcon wolfcon
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 22, 2011

    The Thing Is

    I am not use to my own voice. When we speak we here a different voice than what we really sound like. I don't really remember the reason told to me of why that is, but it is true that we can't here our true voice without it being played back to us. I think I sound just fine when...
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    6 Responses May 18, 2011

    I wish I could sing O Fortuna.

    The way it was meant to be sung.
    yeyoil yeyoil
    26-30, M
    Dec 11, 2013
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