Drug addicts, criminals, domestic abusers, school shooters, pedophiles, neo-Nazis, gang members – we treat these behaviors differently without realizing that they are all manifestations – symptoms – of deeply seated pain. Pain that originates from the same source. Realizing that might shift our treatment of these people dramatically.
Most men today are doing very well. They finish school, make healthy choices, and accept the world of work and the responsibilities of family. For men like these, opportunities today are excellent.
For others however, the transition is more difficult. For these men life is a constant challenge. Their masculinity is always on the line.