My only love sprung from my only hate?

I’ve been thinking about binary opposites a lot lately, it’s strange the thoughts that occur to one whist tying shoelaces or waiting for a kettle to boil. Anyway, there is that old cliché ‘opposites attract’ like magnetic fields that find one another amongst a cacophony of others, two uniquely opposite fields gravitate toward each other, and hopefully meet at some point. The irony in this exponential…
Let me try to explain: I know that I’m a woman because of the existence of men, if men did not exist, then I would not need to define myself differentially because I would be the norm. Therefore, it’s easy assume that one is defined by one’s other, and yet, we cannot look at ourselves in such limited terms… I am not only a woman, I am a writer, a thinker, a person who loves tomatoes, books and listening to running water, I’m more than an opposite. But if opposites attract, then does that mean that my opposite is uniquely opposite to my every trait?
It’s a bleak thought, a needle in a haystack of 5 billion…


About vocationalgirl

I am a strategic planner, neurotic wordsmith and art lover with a penchant for anything digital- my forte being digital marketing. I love that this field encompasses both creativity as well as a thorough understanding of data analytics- it is a true social science that bases company revenue on modeling client behavior in the online space, looking at means to optimize conversion and effectively modifying behavior. I am a perpetual executive student, and am currently in the midst of completing my MBA at the top rated business university in Africa (GIBS). My academic interests include: Increasing social mobility in emerging markets through technology. The ekphrasic relationship between abstract expressionist art and poetry. French feminist theory and its applications for women working in male gendered roles. Skills: Digital strategic planning Conversion optimization Web Analytics Digital media strategy Project management Writing and editing
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