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Do you mumble?

jajingna

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I've been a mumbler, not speaking loud enough. Older people often don't have great hearing, so it's useful to speak up. Wearing that mask these days I have to repeat requests to cashiers. Sometimes I've been ignored due to mumbling, or was it mumbling plus babbling? Guess I speak quietly usually, or don't feel like what I say is important. Some confidence issue there.
 
Talina

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I’m also a mumbler, specially when not prepared to speak or I need to talk with strangers at the moment.

If I’m not going to mumble I need to pep-talk with myself or step into a certain role. I only step into a role when working or uni.
 
JessisMe

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I usually speak quietly, never mumble, but living with my parents my father is hard of hearing so I find myself pressed to speak loudly here more often than not.
 
LORD BURT

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TBH I am a confident speaker. I think it was my job which helped me. I am good at talking in public to strangers.
 
jajingna

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Thing is I was a teacher for nearly 15 years, not always with big classes mind you, often small groups, but sometimes over 20 high school students. So I can do the act of appearing confident often enough, but there are other times the mumbler would be there, impersonating me. Might have been more with family than others? Maybe I speak just fine much more often than I'm believing... bit confused about this
 
Lavender_Rose

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I wouldn't say I mumble but I am soft spoken but i have somewhat made an effort not to be. My parent are hard of hearing and I had been working in a louder environment for a few years. I find when I'm at home just kinda feeling in a mood I go back to what I consider my normal voice which is very monotone and soft. My mom says if I happen to be rambling that my voice puts her to sleep. Compliment? Lol
 
UpnDwn1978

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I sometimes mumble but more annoyingly I change the pitch of my voice when I'm nervous having a higher pitch and softer tone than my normal voice. It annoys me but I can't help it.
 
Lavender_Rose

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I sometimes mumble but more annoyingly I change the pitch of my voice when I'm nervous having a higher pitch and softer tone than my normal voice. It annoys me but I can't help it.
I do the same thing I change the sound of my voice around strangers. I end up sounding more childlike.
 
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