Today, many people are upset and confused as they observe young men overdose on drugs, join white supremacy groups or urban gangs, commit suicide, or spend all day playing games or watching porn. This is not to say that society's ills don't also effect young women or young people of all genders, but there is definitely evidence that many young cis-gender men are in particularly desperate circumstances. Why is this happening? What can we do? While many people are 'stuck' trying to figure this out, this lecture provides some essential perspective.