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The French don’t really “do” online dating, a Parisian woman told me—that is, aside from Adopte Un Mec.com, “which is kind of for one-night stands,” she says.

Paul Hollander, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, attributes the popularity of online dating in America to its unique national character.

“Americans are a somewhat unusual combination of the romantic and practical.

“In Australia, you can never really be sure if you are on a date or you are just hanging out as friends,” says Katrina, an Australian who spent a year in Texas.

“In America, you know you are going on a romantic date, because you are asked to do so in this surprisingly formal way.” Another Australian, Andrew, told me that he found it hard to meet new people because of the lack of a formal dating culture.

He then took me to dinner, where we kissed in the terrasse as the waiter literally sang to us.”Such is Paris, where men, Leemore says, take a spontaneous approach to romance—her date with Nicolas was typical of her time there.

American men, she said, “simply aren’t romantic.”That might be true. 1 dating agency and the owner of Cupid.com, burned a lot of money when it tried to expand its Be Naughty website with in France and in Germany.

Fortunately for Match.com, Ficher’s research will be applicable across the globe.