On Lacan's Gide
[...]Esteban is constantly planning his future. Thus, the time came for him to meet the woman who would be his wife and whose portrait is already drawn with the traits of his ego-ideal: she must have a doctorate, be independent, about 33 years old (he’s 38), stand 5’6”, weigh 130 pounds, and be of western European origin. The first dates through internet dating sites have not yet given any promising results.
In fact, it all seems as if his essential preoccupation were to avoid letting slip the least personal fact with which one of these women might some day harm him. He also refuses to send his photo when a woman asks it of him: she might use it against him one day, when he has an important job at his company, by revealing to the press, for proof of the immaturity of his emotional life, that he used internet dating sites to meet women. [...]
art: Christina Ramberg