Why You Hate The Way Other People See And Hear You – The Awl

“Wegrowupgettingusedtoallofourasymmetriesasreflectedinthemirror?

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partingourhairtotheleft,thelittlemoleonourrightcheek,thatchipinourleftincisor。

Whenweseeaphotoofourselves,allofthesetinydifferencesdon’tmatchupwithwhatourbrainexpectstosee,sowedislikeit。

Likewise,weliveourliveshearingandperfectingourbone-conducted,butnotair-conducted,voices。