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"Two months in France and Spain gave me the courage to smoke again."
Tags:europe, europeans, france, french, spain, spanish, smoke, smoking, confident, confidence, acceptable, accepted, foreigners, foreign, party, parties, health, unhealthy, lung, lungs, pressure, peer pressure, social pressure, pressures, social pressures, peer pressures, inspire, inspired, culture, cultures, cultured, stereotype, stereotypes
"Why don't you join the Army."
Tags:married, marriage, relationship, relationship, argument, arguments, arguing, married couple, twin beds, snap, snapping, snapping back, join the army, social pressure, pressure, pressurising, pressurizing, pressurise, pressurize, civilian, civilians, wwii, ww2, world war two, world war ii, wartime relationships, wartime relationship, wartime marriage, wartime marriages, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s
"Society puts a lot of pressure on women to have kids."
Tags:society, societies, social issues, social issue, sexist, misogyny, misogynist, patriarchy, patriarchy, absurd, patriarchal, children, child, kids, kid, having kids, have kids, have children, crossing, crossing the road, sign, signage, bias, having children, expectations, expectation, family, families, social pressure
"Good afternoon, Mister Absentee."
Tags:absentee, absentees, ww2, wwii, world war two, world war ii, the draft, drafting, drafted, medical exemptions, medical exemption, broken leg, broken arm, injured, injury, neighbour, neighbor, judgmental, judgy, judgemental neighbours, judgmental neighbors, social pressure, social pressures, vintage, wartime cartoon, wartime cartoons, 1940s, 1940s america
"We can't cure it, but with enough social pressure, we can get it canceled."
Tags:peer pressure, pier, piers, jetty, jetties, moor, moored, mooring, dock, docking, barge, barges, boat, boats, wealth, wealthy, privilege, privileged, wealth gap, wealth divide, ostentatious, ostentation, pretension, pretentious, aspire, aspiring, peer pressures, pressure, pressures, social pressure, social pressures, class, class divide, self image, self presentation, self-image, self-presentation, making an impression, rich people, wealthy people, parking meter, parking meters
Like a Natural Woman
Tags:natural woman, nature, natural, female beauty, beauty treatment, beauty treatments, beauties, female beauty, social expectation, social expectations, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, date, dates, natural self, natural selves, hypocrite, hypocrites, hypocrisy, social pressure, social pressures
Still smoking section
"I don't like large groups. I can never remember what our plural is."
Tags:group, groups, social situation, social situations, plural, plurals, meese, moose, mooses, plural, plurals, anxious, anxiety, introvert, introverts, introverted, anxious, anxieties, social anxiety, awkward, awkwardness, language, words, word, elk, elks, remembered, remember, remembering, memory, pressure, social pressure
"She's been a woman of indeterminate age for a very long time."
Tags:ageing, getting old, beauty standards, cosmetic surgery, indeterminate age, vain, vanity, social pressure, social expectation, social expectations, unrealistic expectation, unrealistic expectations, gender issue, gender issues, uncertain, uncertainty, gender equality, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, gender inequality, guessing age, guessing ages, suspicion, suspicions, suspicious
"I'm not so sure I can handle this."
Tags:fork, forks, spoon, spoons, dish, dishes, plate, plates, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, rhyme, rhymes, mother goose, literature, children's story, children's stories, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, dating, date, dates, hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon, interracial relationships, interracial couples, social pressure
Vive La Résistance.
Tags:soccer, soccer mom, soccer moms, football, footballs, story, stories, moral, lesson, lessons, pressure, pressures, social pressure, social-pressure, social pressures, social-pressures, peer-pressures, peer pressure, peer pressures, peer-pressure, suburbia, suburb, suburbs, children, kids, kid, child, free, freedom, quit, quitting, enjoy, enjoying, enjoyed, enjoys, unenjoyable, competitive, parody, parodies, relatable
Carbon + earth's pressure + peer pressure = diamond
"I've been on the hip and thigh diet."
Tags:weight, fat, obese, obesity, diet, diets, dieting, obesity epidemic, food, fatness, dieting, nurse, patient, nutrition, nutritionist, dietitian, dietitians, lose weight, losing weight, weight loss, overweight, fat shame, fat shames, peer pressure, social pressure, social pressures, fad diet, fad diets
"What'll it be, Tyler - your lunch money or heaps of verbal abuse?"
Tags:verbal abuse, bully, bullies, bullying, threat, threats, threaten, threatens, threatening, lunch money, abuse, abusive, abuser, abusers, masculine, masculinity, social pressure, social pressures, pressure, pressures, peer pressure, reversal, reversals, student, students, suffer, suffers, suffering, gossip, gossips, gossiping
"It cost a bundle, but I can't tell you how much better I feel about myself."
Tags:plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, beauty standards, female beauty standards, feminine beauty ideal, expensive surgery, ageing, getting old, getting older, looking young, female archetype, sell by date, attractive, attractiveness, social pressure, social expectation, social expectations, ageing gracefully, self conscious, self consciousness
"A teddy bear? You need better toys! Or the other kids won't like you!"
Do people hate us because we dress this way, or do we dress this way because people hate us?
"When did men become women?"
Tags:mens mags, mens magazines, mens magazine, womens mags, womens magazine, women magazines, mag, mags, magazine, magazines, beauty standards, unrealistic beauty standards, objectification, beauty, beauty industry, beauty routine, beauty routine, social pressure, social pressures, men, man, women, women
Me when by BDD shows up
Tags:body dysmorphic disorder, body dysmorphia, self-esteem, self-confidence, self-confident, self confidence, low self-esteem, low self esteem, mental health, appearance, appearances, flaw, flaws, body image, body confidence, beauty standards, social pressure, social pressures, peer pressure, role models, modern narcissism, selfie society, selfie, selfies, social media, image confidence, selfie culture
Please observe an awkward silence.
Fear of the success-failure dichtomy.
"We used to tell people we were childless by choice until we found they're less judgmental if we blame it on fertility problems."
Tags:fertility, infertility, childless couple, childless couples, childless, marriage, parenting, family, reproduction, judgment, judgmental, family life, family-life, fatherhood, motherhood, parent, parents, social pressure, social pressures, social expectation, social expectations, birth, choice, expectations, norms
"When I actually was this age, I didn't have much facial expression anyway."
Tags:plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, facelift, face-lift, facelifts, face-lifts, filler, fillers, face filler, face fillers, expression, expressions, facial expression, facial expressions, ageing, wrinkle, wrinkly, looking young, looking younger, social pressure, beaty standard, social expectation, social expectation, beauty ideal, beauty ideals
Before Diet/After Diet
Tags:diet, diets, dieter, dieters, dieting, weight loss, weight-loss, diet plan, diet plans, healthy living, weight-loss plan, expectation, expectations, high expectation, high expectations, disappointment, disappointments, disappointed, losing weight, skinny, fantasy, body image, body confidence, self esteem, unrealistic, unrealistic expectations, self-esteem, social pressure, dietitian, dietitians, nutritionist, nutritionists, body shape, body shapes, curve, curves