My very first write-up was about how my parents work really hard to see me become an engineer, and how I don’t want to see myself become one. However, that was all about me, the selfish bastard I am. This answer on Quora sums it up for all the children my age or lower, who have (had) it a multiple times worse than me (the answer has 19.6k upvotes, for God’s sake!).
I’d be glad if this spares the future generations the stress of pursuing a career that’s not their cup of tea. Here’s the link to the answer:
What is it that we as Indians are collectively doing wrong? by Anshul Agarwal.