Comfortable and at ease in social situations. Can comfortably interact with strangers of many types.
High scorers are comfortable socializing with new people. Though not necessarily extraverted, they are self-assured when interacting with others. They are typically able to engage in social interactions without feeling excessively self-conscious or worried about being judged by others.
Low scorers struggle to navigate social interactions with confidence and ease. They are more cautious and reserved in their interactions, trying to avoid saying or doing something that might be perceived as awkward or embarrassing.
Social Confidence is closely related to Competence. While confidence deals with one’s ability to handle challenging or awkward social situations, Competence more specifically refers to one’s sense that they can manage life’s tasks and challenges.