Let every man skin his own skunk.

Let every man skin his own skunk.

proverb Each person should be responsible for their own business, especially that which is unfavorable, undesirable, or unpleasant. It's not your responsibility to help your friend out of his debt—let every man skin his own skunk.
See also: every, let, man, own, skin
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