Best Dating, Relationship & Love Podcasts (2020)

Love. Whether it be specific to friendships, romance, marriage, dating, or sex, love is a fundamental part of our every being.

Whether you are in love, dealing with a nasty break-up, fighting with your significant other, or you need dating advice in today’s modern world, these love and relationship-related podcasts have you covered. Podcasts have been a popular platform to discuss all the nuances when it comes to love and relationships. We love (no pun intended) that so many of these relationship podcasts dare to go there with honest, intimate, candid and direct dialogue pertaining to love’s complexity. Discover fascinating things about all your relationships, including the one you have with yourself just by listening to these love podcasts.

Have you read the New York Times column, Modern Love or have seen the column's inspired Amazon Prime series? If so, you will love the Modern Love podcast which continues the story telling of relationships, feelings, betrayals and revelations.

Dan Savage, the well-known sex columnist, started the Savage Lovecast Podcast all the way back in 2006 and continues to provide direct answers to your most intimate sex questions.

Death, Sex, and Money is a powerful love podcast that share stories devoted to discussing the big questions 'often left out of polite conversation'. Check out our favorite episode from April 26, 2017 - Newlywed and Paralyzed.

Love stories are not always perfect, explore the reality of dating and relationships by listening to love-related podcasts. Maybe invite your partner to tune in to these love podcasts together. To get you started, we’ve created a list of the best relationship and love podcasts in 2020. These shows will resonate with you throughout the entire episode and make your heart feel full. Love is in the air, but love is now in your headphones, speakers and podcasts. Download the below shows, press play and tell your partner or friends about which podcasts you enjoy listening to.

Savage Lovecast

by Dan Savage

51m

average length

711

episodes

Dan Savage, America's only advice columnist, answers your sex questions and yaps about politics. To record a question for Dan to be answered in a later podcast, call 206-302-2064. For a much longer version of the show, with no ads, visit savagelovecast.com and get yourself a season subscription.

Modern Love

by WBUR and The New York Times

23m

average length

188

episodes

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.

Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel

by Esther Perel Global Media & Gimlet

42m

average length

52

episodes

Step into iconic couples therapist Esther Perel's office and listen as real couples anonymously bare the raw, intimate, and profound details of their story. From infidelity, to sexlessness, to loss, it's a space for people to be heard and understood. It's also a place for us to listen and feel empowered in our own relationships. So.. where should we begin?

Death, Sex & Money

by WNYC Studios

28m

average length

231

episodes

Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios

This is Love

by PRX

26m

average length

27

episodes

From the makers of the award-winning podcast Criminal, This is Love investigates life’s most persistent mystery. Stories of sacrifice, obsession, and the ways in which we bet everything on each other.

Just Break Up Podcast

by justbreakup@gmail.com

69m

average length

98

episodes

Podcast about love, heartbreak, and all the relationship advice you don't want to hear. Hosted by Sierra DeMulder and Sam Blackwell.

LadyGang

by NoxSolutions

38m

average length

430

episodes

A celebrity driven podcast from the minds and mouths of Keltie Knight, Jac Vanek, and Becca Tobin where no subject is off limits. Inspired by their bottomless mimosa brunches, each week, a celebrity guest joins the girls for a raw, honest, and hilarious look at what life is really like under the bright lights of Hollywood.

Death, Sex & Money

by WNYC Studios

28m

average length

231

episodes

Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios

BEHIND THE SCENES

by Jeremy & Audrey Roloff

55m

average length

84

episodes

New York Times bestselling authors and former co-stars of the longest-running family reality television show in history, Jeremy & Audrey Roloff, go behind the scenes with thought leaders, entrepreneurs, authors, tv personalities, and friends to talk about faith, work, and life.

Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew

by Shawn Johnson + Andrew East

49m

average length

28

episodes

Former Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson and NFL player Andrew East sit down to share their most vulnerable sides and open up like they never have before. Tune in to hear one of the most celebrated couples on social media walk you through some of their most memorable moments together. Get ready to laugh and cry as you hear some of the most embarrassing and raw stories that have never before been shared.

Love is like a plant

by SoundCloud Feeds

16m

average length

47

episodes

If love is like a plant, how can we help it grow? Love is like a plant is a podcast about relationships, dating, sex and heartbreak hosted by Ellen Huerta, founder of Mend (letsmend.com), an app that helps you through a break up, and Sarah May B,(YayWithMe.com) the podcaster behind Help Me Be Me and The Break-Up Album.

Love Life Connection

by hello@veronicagrant.com

35m

average length

261

episodes

(This podcast was formerly known as Date Yourself Radio.) Host and Love + Life Coach Veronica Grant used to attract emotionally unavailable men or sabotage the good relationships on the regular. She spent years in turmoil over her crappy luck in guys, and almost giving up on love, until she finally figured it out. If you’re looking for a fresh perspective on relationships and love in the modern world from someone who gets it ,and has been exactly where you are, your search ends here. On the Love-Life Connection Podcast, you’ll hear the the most soulful advice on finding love through listening to Veronica coach her clients and through Veronica sharing her own stories and insights in dating and relationships. She candidly shares many of her own experiences and nightmare dates so that you can learn from her in a way that feels authentic and genuine, with a healthy dose of humor and tough love. After you listen to this podcast, you won't feel like you're the only crazy person. Ultimately, this podcast teaches you how to discover the person you need to be to have the relationship you truly want. This isn't about fixing yourself, it's about becoming your own best partner and creating a life that someone else would actually want to be a part of. The Love-Life Connection is THE place to be to see your own relationships from an entirely new light so you can make the changes you need to make to attract the love you want. If you’d like to submit a question for Veronica to answer on the show or to learn more about how she works with clients, head over to veronicagrant.com.

Dateable: Your insider's look into modern dating

by Yue Xu and Julie Krafchick | Dating & Relationship Podcast hosts

44m

average length

189

episodes

Is monogamy dead? Are we expecting too much of Tinder? Do Millennials even want to find love? Get all the answers and more with Dateable, an insider’s look into modern dating that the HuffPost calls one of the ‘Top 10 podcasts about love and sex’. Listen in as Yue Xu and Julie Krafchick talk with real daters about everything from sex parties to sex droughts, date fails to diaper fetishes, and first moves to first loves. Whether you’re looking to DTR or DTF, you’ll have moments of “OMG-that-also-happened-to-me” to “I-never-thought-of-it-that-way-before.” Tune in every Wednesday to challenge the way you date in this crazy Dateable world.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations

Relationship Alive!

by neilius@neilsattin.com

51m

average length

226

episodes

Neil Sattin interviews John Gottman, Sue Johnson, Harville Hendrix, Peter Levine, Stan Tatkin, Dick Schwartz, Katherine Woodward Thomas, Diana Richardson, Terry Real, Wendy Maltz - and many others - in his quest to dig deep into all the factors that keep a Relationship Alive and Thriving! Each week Neil brings you an in-depth interview with a relationship expert. Neil is an author and relationship coach who is enthusiastic and passionate about relationships and the nuts and bolts of what makes them last. You can find out more about Neil Sattin and the Relationship Alive podcast at http://www.neilsattin.com

Love Life with Matthew Hussey

by Matthew Hussey

14m

average length

125

episodes

Get coached by the World’s #1 Dating Expert for Women! Matthew Hussey is a NY Times best-selling author, Cosmo columnist, and The Today Show’s Resident Love Expert. In each bite-size episode of LOVE Life, you'll get practical tips you can use right away to improve all of your relationships – romantic, family, friends, career and, most importantly, the relationship you have with yourself.

This Is Why

by This Is Why

55m

average length

254

episodes

Comedians and authors Laura Lane and Angela Spera give best friend advice on pop culture, politics, news headlines, workplace dynamics, dating, parenting, friendship and whatever else is on your mind. 

Dying For Sex

by Wondery

30m

average length

22

episodes

When Molly's diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, she decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. She shares the funniest and most touching details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. As they peel back the layers, we learn that Molly isn’t just grappling with breast cancer: she's also dealing with some trauma from her past. Along the journey, the friends explore bigger themes that affect us all -- like healing, forgiveness and what do we do with the time we have left.From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Imagined Life, Dying for Sex is a six-part series about friendship, sex and love, and overcoming adversity. Hosted by Nikki Boyer.

The Love, Happiness and Success Podcast With Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby

by hello@growingself.com

50m

average length

198

episodes

Learn how to create great relationships, feel happier, grow as a person, create your ideal career, and make good things happen in your life. Host Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby is a psychologist, marriage and family therapist, certified life coach and founder of GrowingSelf.com. Every week she answers your questions, interviews inspiring experts, and brings you new ideas to help you create the Love, Happiness and Success that you deserve.

The Relationship School Podcast

by info@relationshipschool.com

40m

average length

297

episodes

A trail blazing relationship podcast promoting unconventional monogamy and marriage--where we teach you how to fight well, master communication, and take your marriage to the next level without compromising your business, family, or integrity