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Modern Love

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Rank #44 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
Relationships
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Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.

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Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.

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4222 Ratings
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Forever and Always

By Value6med - Aug 17 2019
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I’m literally addicted to this podcast.

Almost as good as reading it on my own

By Able 2 produce - Aug 01 2019
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The essays featured cover every spectrum and some stay with me for days.

iTunes Ratings

4222 Ratings
Average Ratings
3238
543
188
114
139

Forever and Always

By Value6med - Aug 17 2019
Read more
I’m literally addicted to this podcast.

Almost as good as reading it on my own

By Able 2 produce - Aug 01 2019
Read more
The essays featured cover every spectrum and some stay with me for days.
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Modern Love

Updated 7 days ago

Rank #44 in Society & Culture category

Read more

Modern Love features top actors performing true stories of love, loss, and redemption. It has included performances by Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Angela Bassett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sterling K. Brown, and more. A collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times.

Rank #1: R We D8ting? | With Krysten Ritter

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What happens to relationships when they play out entirely over text? Krysten Ritter ("Jessica Jones") reads Sandra Barron's essay, about the miscommunications that can come with text message flirtation.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Apr 04 2018
19 mins
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Rank #2: Boy, What A Fabulous Baker | With Abbi Jacobson

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Abbi Jacobson ("6 Balloons," "Broad City") reads an essay about a carboholic who falls for a baker -- and his bread.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Apr 25 2018
17 mins
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Rank #3: Part I: You May Want to Marry My Husband

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Debra Winger reads the late Amy Krouse Rosenthal's essay about her fairytale love story, which was cut short by cancer. This is an encore presentation.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Feb 06 2019
13 mins
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Rank #4: The Night Girl Finds A Day Boy | With Logan Browning

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A lot of things can get in the way of love -- distance, money issues, being in different places in your life. But this week's essayist, Amanda Gefter, writes about facing a very different kind of challenge.

It's read by Logan Browning (Netflix's "Dear White People").

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Aug 07 2019
20 mins
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Rank #5: Could We Try Again? | With Marcia Cross

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If Meredith Hall had to point to the year that her life changed, she would probably say that it was 1965. She was sixteen that year, and pregnant with a son.

But more than two decades later, in 1987, her life changed again -- and that's the year she writes about in her essay. It's read by Marcia Cross ("Desperate Housewives," "Quantico").

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Jul 31 2019
28 mins
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Rank #6: The Secret To Marriage | With Sandra Oh

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Communication. Respect. Intimacy. Doing the dishes. Those are all things that have been called the secret to marriage. But Gabrielle Zevin has a different idea. Sandra Oh ("Killing Eve") reads her piece.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Aug 21 2018
17 mins
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Rank #7: He's Playing Our Song | With Amanda Seyfried

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High school love is awkward, nervous -- and often unforgettable. It doesn't usually last. But in this week's essay, Mariclare Lawson writes about a high school love that broke all the rules.

It's read by Amanda Seyfried ("The Art of Racing in the Rain.")

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Jul 24 2019
19 mins
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Rank #8: When A Couch Is More Than A Couch | With Kate Winslet

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Kate Winslet reads Nina Riggs's essay, about an overwhelming diagnosis -- and a search for the perfect living room couch.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Mar 14 2018
22 mins
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Rank #9: Agreeing To Accept And Move On | With Sarah Goldberg

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Under normal circumstances, trying to find love can be challenging -- and stressful. And for Elizabeth Koster, the pressure was even more intense. Sarah Goldberg (HBO's "Barry") reads Elizabeth's essay.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

May 08 2019
19 mins
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Rank #10: My Back-Seat View Of A Great Romance | With Chloë Grace Moretz

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"What did it mean that the most romantic thing I’d ever been a part of hadn’t even happened to me?" Chloë Grace Moretz ("The Miseducation of Cameron Post") reads Rachel Monroe's essay about watching a love story unfold from the sidelines.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Jul 03 2018
22 mins
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Rank #11: At What Age Is Love Enthralling? | With Jessica Walter

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Jessica Walter ("Archer," "Arrested Development") reads an essay by Sophy Burnham about how an unexpected encounter makes her consider how love and desire change with age.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Jul 17 2019
18 mins
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Rank #12: The Shirt Stays On | With Finn Wittrock

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Getting undressed in front of your partner can be really hard. And for Jameson Rich, is was even more complicated. He writes about it in his piece, which is read by Finn Wittrock ("Write When You Get Work").

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Dec 12 2018
17 mins
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Rank #13: Single Woman Seeking Manwich | With Awkwafina

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Let's face it. With the ghosting, inappropriate comments, and awkward small talk ... dating can be so bad it's hilarious. Awkwafina ("Crazy Rich Asians," "Oceans Eight") reads Sarah Moses's essay.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Aug 15 2018
17 mins
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Rank #14: The Plain, Unmarked Box Arrived | With Kristen Bell

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Would you buy a sex chair? Well, Lori Jakiela did -- and she writes about the chair, and the misadventures involved in trying to use it, in an essay that's read by Kristen Bell ("The Good Place.")

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Oct 10 2018
20 mins
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Rank #15: Talking to My Fiancé About My New Girlfriend | With DeWanda Wise

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What happens when you know you want to marry someone, but you are also are falling in love with someone else? Is there a way for you to have everything?

Sophie Lucido Johnson's essay is read by DeWanda Wise ("She's Gotta Have It").

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Apr 24 2019
21 mins
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Rank #16: A Boyfriend Too Good To Be True | With Caitriona Balfe

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Caitriona Balfe ("Outlander") reads Deenie Hartzog-Mislock's essay, about an imaginary man who helps a family cope with Alzheimer's.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Dec 06 2017
20 mins
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Rank #17: Love Means Never Having To Say ... Anything | With Pedro Pascal

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Love thrives on good communication. It can take many forms -- but what happens when you suddenly lose what was once your primary means of communication? Pedro Pascal ("King Lear," "Game of Thrones") reads Jamison's essay.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

May 01 2019
20 mins
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Rank #18: Signs, Wonders, and Fates Fulfilled | With Linda Cardellini

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After Stephanie Saldaña moved to an ancient monastery in Syria, she thought she'd found her calling. But when she met a novice monk there, she had to rethink everything. Linda Cardellini ("Bloodline") reads Stephanie's essay.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

May 02 2018
22 mins
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Rank #19: Sharing A Cab, And My Toes | With Greta Gerwig

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Greta Gerwig ("Lady Bird") reads Julia Anne Miller's essay, about sharing an unusual cab ride in New York City.

Modern Love

is brought to you by COUPLES THERAPY, a new Showtime docu-series following four couples during their weekly sessions with a world-class therapist.

It’s a raw and intimate peek into the hidden world of other people’s relationships.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJbWAWnWuio

Dec 26 2017
20 mins
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