Social pressure is significantly effective in producing social conformity whereby individuals feel obliged to behave in a certain way or agree with things regardless of their opinions and preferences. For this reason, people are forced to change their picture of reality to suit society’s definition at the expense of their achievements. One of the areas that are greatly affected by such societal pressure is the adult career. Whether it is the expectation of having a fancy lifestyle, a perfect body, or being an ideal parent, the pressures associated with society are the most significant source of stress in many adults’ lives. While some people manage to live their lives without conforming to society’s expectations, most of them succumb to these pressures. According to Brown & Brown (2012), only 15% of the world’s working population feel satisfied in their careers. The remaining percentage remain in their jobs due to the pressure to maintain a certain standard, afford luxurious lifestyles, or for the sake of mere survival. Although there may be several job alternatives, many adults would instead choose a career or salary based on how society perceives it rather than following their heart desires. Such decisions are also majorly based on the opinions of the media and friends, leading to the fear of rejection. While the intention of choosing a particular career path may be to avoid societal rejection, the effects are often self-destructive.