comfortable in (one's) own skin

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comfortable in (one's) own skin

Displaying a relaxed confidence in and clear understanding of oneself and one's abilities, especially when presenting oneself to or interacting with other people. Though his girlfriend's group of friends are all older and more established in life, he is comfortable enough in his own skin to have no problem mingling with them at parties. Janet is so comfortable in her own skin that I have no doubt that she'll find her ideal path in life.
See also: comfortable, skin
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I'm always in support of someone who is willing and comfortable in their own skin enough to embrace it," Contactmusic quoted her as telling the Sun newspaper.
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In nearly every case (and there are exceptions, like a current friend with irreparably intolerant parents), these are women not comfortable in their own skin.