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I'd take issue with the idea that social drivers are necessarily the 'traditional' reward mechanism, that's just one of the many types human beings are capable of following if they so choose. The concept of a more fully-rounded idea of 'human flourishing' has been around for a long time. Take the idea of 'eudaimonia' from antiquity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eudaimonia
To be completely honest with you, following just peer recognition and a rich social life and ignoring other important areas of fulfillment strikes me as a disastrous way to live. You'd be far more subject to peer pressure, you'd be brow-beaten into conforming to the most destructive and self-defeating trends, and you'd need to deprioritise or suppress any motivations that jeopardised your social position.
You're certainly not alone in feeling you haven't integrated because you don't accept certain social pressures (or indeed, because you weren't able or willing to meet whatever fluctuating standard was in place at the time). In fact, reading and thinking about philosophy in general may help you to understand your relationship to society. The fact you're intelligent and self-aware enough to step back and consider this relationship rather than dismissing the question out of hand in favour of immediate rewards is something you should celebrate, even if it does make your life a bit more complicated.
>I guess what I'm ultimately getting at is this: people integrated into society have a far easier time getting up for work in the morning, but where does that leave the people who were never able to integrate? Asking for a friend.
You're making quite a few assumptions there: that there is anyone who feels fully integrated into society, that they feel fulfilled because they're integrated, or that society is structured in a way that the integrated find it easier to get up for work in the morning.
You seem to have quite a specific idea of what 'fitting in' means, and I'd encourage you to think about and critique that. For example, fitting in where I live would probably have meant alcoholism and drugs from an early age.