For example, if you were afraid of standing on balconies, you would start on some lower floors and slowly work your way up(literally) to higher ones. Facing your fears isn’t as easy or tidy when it comes to social situations It would be easy to face a fear of standing on high balconies in a way that’s totally controlled and on your terms. Socializing is trickier. People aren’t inanimate features of a building that you just have to be around to get used to. You have to interact with them, and their responses can be unpredictable. Your feelings toward them are more complex too. Most people’s self-esteem isn’t going to be affected that much if they don’t like balconies, but your confidence can suffer if you can’t socialize effectively.
-The Social Skills Guidebook by Chris MacLeod
In the above, the bolded sentence is hard to difficult.
Q1. What's the exact meaning of "features"? Referring to Merriam-Webster dictionary, 'a prominent part or characteristic' or 'the structure, form, or appearance especially of a person' or else? If it is 'a prominent characteristic', I can't understand the meaning of 'People aren't inanimate characteristic of a building'.
Q2. The relative clause "that you just have to be around to get used to" takes "features" as an antecedent. Then, what's the original sentence of it? 'You just have to be around to get used to the features(or, them)' or 'You just have to be around the features(or, them) to get used to"?