It means learning, changing, and leaving old parts of yourself behind to become the most authentic version of you. Furthermore, it means you must embrace your desires, and preferences and leave the judgment of other people behind. All of these things take time and patience.
For me, at the age of 25 now, I feel I am just starting to feel both comfortable and at peace with who I am. There were so many years of trying to mold myself into the most likable, appeasing, societally attractive (specific to my body) version of myself – which was just exhausting.
I wanted to be desired, rather than taking into account what I desired.