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Simon, meanwhile, was based in Sydney and posted a profile on the Australian section of the site.On a lark, he changed his location to New York during a work trip to the city.“I wasn’t looking to find a New York woman and move here,” he insists. Mark Brooks, editor of Online Personals Watch.com, says international romance is a growing trend, due to singles’ increasing pickiness about potential life partners.
But on Meetic, she Skypes with a Parisian man from the site for an hour each day.This month they missed connections — she flew to France for vacation the same day he flew to NYC for business — yet Lillian managed to line up two dates with another Frenchman Meetic member while in Paris.“I was talking to guys in Italy, France and Sweden all at once,” she brags.A single New Yorker four years ago, he flew to Prague for a European online dating conference where he met — and fell for — a Czech woman.They married last April and now live in Malta with two daughters.It’s not just New Yorkers who are searching overseas for love.Sarah Shaw, 45, describes the dating scene in LA as “a nightmare,” so a French friend made her register with Meetic, where she stumbled upon Pierre Dubois, a handsome French painter.Sarah credits European men with being more open and less threatened by female success than American men. “You have to be willing to look under every rock,” she says." The answer to this question is always yes, says my friend who lives in Paris.Which is not to say that they do not love—only that they think marriage is too important to be based on anything as flimsy as romantic love.Romantic love is by its nature delusional, brief, a madness; married love is pragmatic, enduring, sane.