All issues originate first from personal relationships, which permeate outwards to form societal structures and norms. Consequently, how men and women interact together form the quality of life we create. We are somewhat restricted by gender roles and sexual norms, but all personal relationships seek a natural release and maximizing endorphins, which requires compatibility and then sustained effort to maintain such emotions as they experience an inevitable decline.
Opposites attract in terms of the willingness to confront others against harm (i.e., styles of protecting each other and complementing regular gaps or inefficiencies), but goals and quality of life preferences must be aligned in the same bandwidth to lessen substantive conflicts. From these everyday interactions, which build or reduce goodwill among individuals (and thus increase or decrease the likelihood of empathy), we can create economic rules to maximize chances and opportunities to think long-term and seek happiness.
The key is not to let economic rules dictate societal structures, but to bend economics to society's will. To do that, to perform such dismal alchemy, one must first understand economics and what not to do, for the most correct path often lies in not taking the wrong one.