To feel at home

Related to To feel at home: feeling myself
to be at one's ease.

See also: Home

References in classic literature ?
The island on which I found myself was full of people, and abounded in all sorts of desirable things, and a great deal of traffic went on in the capital, where I soon began to feel at home and contented.
As is always the fashion at sea, the passengers shortly began to pick up sailor terms --a sign that they were beginning to feel at home. Half-past six was no longer half-past six to these pilgrims from New England, the South, and the Mississippi Valley, it was "seven bells"; eight, twelve, and four o'clock were "eight bells"; the captain did not take the longitude at nine o'clock, but at "two bells." They spoke glibly of the "after cabin," the "for'rard cabin," "port and starboard" and the "fo'castle."
For those of us who started new careers and lives in the UAE, Ikea is a first port of call, a place where the furnishings and furniture make us begin to feel at home, familiar, and starting to settle?
Globally, almost half of expat parents said their children took longer than six months to feel at home in their new country, with 25 percent saying the adjustment took more than a year.
His debut solo album, "Making Music to Feel at Home," was released two weeks ago after years of laborious recording.
But Alan, who was born with height and growth problems, had not yet been able to furnish or decorate the house, in Low Fell, and was struggling to feel at home.
With these stamps of personalisation often requiring building, decoration or settling-in time, 23% only felt at home after 50 days, while a further one in 10 took more than five months to feel at home after moving in.
Another way in which residents are made to feel at home is through the buddy system - the idea of matching up people who have just arrived with someone who has been at the home for some time.
Co-author Zeynep Arsel, an assistant professor in the Department of Marketing at Concordia's John Molson School of Business, said that people start to feel at home in a commercial place when they experience that place as familiar.
"It's very important to feel at home - and I certainly do.
"It helps that there is already a big Scottish contingent at the club and I know I'm going to feel at home straight away."
His aunt lives in a sort of commune of oddballs and ex-hippies, a rundown, offbeat but supportive community where Nick gradually comes to feel at home. The residents are frequently taunted by teens from the wealthy adjacent neighborhood, but when Nick meets one of these teens, Diana, they become friends, and then more than friends.