We hear recordings of our own voice a lot because of the line of work we’re in. But a ton of people HATE listening to themselves on tape. So a recent survey looked into it . . .
Over 4,000 Americans were asked how comfortable they are hearing a recording of their own voice. And over 40% of us don’t like it.
Almost 50% said they’re mostly fine with it, including 23% who said “very comfortable.” And another 9% said they weren’t sure.
But 27% said it makes them “somewhat uncomfortable” . . . and 16% of us HATE the sound of our own voice.
Women were much more likely to say they hate it than men. Only 13% of guys said it makes them “very uncomfortable” compared to 20% of women.
But if you’re young and don’t like your voice, you might age out of it.
People over the age of 55 were 50% less likely to say they hate the sound of their voice than people between 18 and 24.