FOFA #1550 – This is the Voice I Want to Use
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The way we talk has a lot to do with not just where we come from, but who we surround ourselves with. Are you a fraud then if you change the way you speakToday we’re joined by speech pathologist and video blogger Jennifer Tarle to take a closer look at the way we talk, and what we can do to speak more clearly to connect better with others.
i thought ‘rifting’ is when Americans song a la vocal gymnastics
Speaking for myself (ummm….) my Junior and High School years were spent trying to pass (i.e. watch and “act” like straight guys in my school, whether it was sitting, walking or talking). So coming out was, indeed, a process of de-programming for me, feeling more comfortable about myself, and signifying that acceptance with my “natural” talk and walk.
I have a feminine voice, I have pitch “issues” and, sometimes, sit on my foot, cross my legs and have been known to delicately pick up a wine-glass here and there. It’s been a hell of a ride, but one where (ultimately) I feel as good as I look – walk – talk – and gesture.
now let’s have a KiKi … *mwah*