During a period of life when there’s a smaller dating pool and a person’s social circle is mainly made up of couples, websites become a particularly appealing way to meet people.And for same-sex couples in France, dating sites are actually the number one way to find relationships.“These days dating in France is much more complicated than in other countries because there’s a lot of pride and fear that make it so the French don’t meet people easily,” Mariotti told the Local.“It’s not an easy thing to approach a Parisian in the street, in a café, or in line at the cinema, because the French are always afraid to start a conversation.70% of online daters said they think of them as a place to find casual relationships and fun, not love.Dating sites become more important, however, for certain populations such as divorcés.
Champagne is the only acceptable drink to celebrate. The man is supposed to compliment the woman at every possible opportunity. Coffee won't cut it, especially on Valentine's Day. Are dating websites changing the dating game in France?The Local has taken a look at a study on French online dating habits, released in by Ined, an Institute for National Demographics Studies.But this doesn’t exactly mean that more people are dating across social boundaries.In fact, dating websites are becoming more divided along social lines. More specifically and perhaps surprisingly, the workplace is where most lovers meet in France.