Buzz·Posted on 6 May 201619 Struggles Of Not Having An Inside VoiceI promise I'm not as intimidating as my loud voice makes you think I am.by Gena-mour BarrettBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Being naturally loud without an "inside voice" can be both a blessing and curse. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo We can't really help it, but we try anyway because the human ear is weak and fragile. 2. People can usually hear you before they see you. 20th Century Fox Which makes you really bad at being ~discreet~. 3. And you were always getting in trouble for being too noisy in class. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. Pictures 4. The volume of your voice means people sometimes think you're arguing with them when you're just talking normally. DreamWorks Pictures 5. Or that you're shouting for no reason. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Pictures Which you're NOT, it's just your REGULAR VOICE. 6. Which means you're regularly told to "calm down". Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox Searchlight Pictures "I AM RELAXED, CAN'T YOU TELL?!" 7. You've been mistaken for being "intimidating" because of your voice. E! "Who told you I was intimidating? I'm LOVELY, DAMMIT." 8. And people generally tend to judge you by the volume of your voice before they've heard what you have to say. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Logo 9. You were probably very good at theatre in school because you had no problems with projecting. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Columbia Pictures 10. Chances are you come from an even louder family. Universal Pictures Which is where you get it from. 11. And when you find someone who is actually louder than you, it's such a relief. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF The CW 12. You're a nightmare to take to any location that requires silence or whispering. Twitter: @Hvmza_ / Gena-mour Barrett / BuzzFeed Ain't gonna happen. 13. When you're excited, it's even worse. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF VH1 14. And when you're drunk, all volume sensitivity goes out the window. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC 15. Even though it happens all the time, you hate being told to shush. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Thinkstock / BuzzFeed 16. And on the rare occasion you actually take people's advice and try the whole "quiet thing", people think there's something terribly wrong with you. Bravo 17. You can sometimes get self conscious about the volume of your voice because you're scared you might get on people's nerves. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC 18. But you've come to realise that this is just who you are, loud voice and all. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox 19. And at least it makes you unforgettable. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Republic To say the least.