I Joined a Dating Agency in France!

Written by on May 24, 2017 in Blog

I joined a dating agency!

Now, before you who know me go whoa – hang on a minute you’re married, it’s for a reason!

I’ve been looking into the dating scene in France for expats as a couple of people asked me about it (and I like to be able to help). In particular I looked at Expat Dating France website which is run by a lovely lady called Katie May because it’s specifically for expats. Katie set up the company when she found herself single in France and struggling to make new friends on her wavelength and realised that it was even tougher to find a potential partner.

“I’d like to know what newsletters you send out and how it all works” I said. After all I’ve been married for a few years now and the online dating scene has moved on heaps in the meantime.

“The only way to really get it” Katie May told me “is to sign up”. So I did. It’s free and it’s simple. I put myself out there under a pseudonym and hoped that if any of my friends are with Expat Dating France and see my picture they won’t get on the phone and tell my family what I’m up to!

Well I’ve received some lovely chatty newsletters from Katie and to my surprise I’ve had several emails and “smiles” from people on the site. I have to confess, I couldn’t resist looking even though I am very happily married. I was amazed that there are people in my area, which I consider the middle of nowhere, looking for friends to socialise with and perhaps for more. I’m even more surprised that some of them are people who, if I was single, I’d be interested in meeting up with. I’m a bit particular! And, the “smile” thing is a nice touch. It’s where people just send you a smile, it’s like a “hi, welcome” type thing.

Now, I’m not being paid to write this, I’m just writing it because I know that there are some lonely people out there and I’ve always loved match-making. I’ve introduced several friends to other friends, some of them with the explicit intention of getting them together – and with considerable success and at least five marriages as a result. I think life’s too short to waste it being lonely when there’s someone out there who might be the one and I believe everyone has a someone out there. But in France, it’s not always that easy for expats to meet people and particularly those who don’t speak great French or who live in areas where there might not be other expats.

So, if you’re one of those expats that would love to make more friends, meet another expat or meet a potential partner, Expat Dating France might be just what you need.

It’s free to join for the basic intro, you pay to go to the next level but it’s not expensive.

Find out more at Expat Dating France.

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