Ambivalence: Always An Option
Our choices, apparently, are these: either damn any Serious Woman who’s worn lipstick while photographed, or take her Chanel habit as providing serious insight into her intelligence and/or soul. How awful that sounds. Let’s reclaim being ambivalent about fashion magazines, instead.
-I’m here for this and am furthermore always here for the cause of reclaiming being ambivalent about literally anything that makes us feel ambivalent: we’ve probably all got too many micro-feelings that don’t amount to anything except for a carefully ordered set of personal stances like tchotchkes on a wall. But at the same time, tchotchkes can be comforting and hard stances make the world go round, and I guess what I’m saying is that I’m ambivalent about everything, including ambivalence, and I think that is perfectly okay.