• What analysis do you make of desire on the Internet?
On the net, desire is compulsive. And the time compacted. One falls quickly into a gear: as soon as one has ceased to desire someone, one desires the following. Desire is not fixed. For a month, I made love compulsively. I felt pleasure, yes, but soon replaced by despair and self-loathing, contrary to what my partners felt.
• How do you explain the success of dating sites?
It's getting harder and harder to meet people. I am a writer and academic: I practice a lonely job, I often work at home. The success of these sites comes from the poverty of the social bond. People communicate less. Before, there were popular balls where many people got married. We met in collective celebrations. Now we dance alone ...
• What is your assessment of this experience?
I was very naive, which is not to be the beginning. I remember something very ambiguous about this experience. At first, it helped me punctually to forget very deep suffering. But after several slaps and disappointments and when I really felt like a cake, I said stop. This book is finally a stop. But I did not deregister. Maybe last hope or fear of regret. But I do not go there for 4 months. If I were honest with myself, I would withdraw the ad. Yes, I will have to remove it.