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Modern Love

By The New York Times

For 16 years, the Modern Love column has given New York Times readers a glimpse into the complicated love lives of real people.Since its start, the column has evolved into a TV show, three books and a podcast. Now, we are excited to announce a relaunch of the podcast at The Times, hosted by Daniel Jones, the editor and creator of Modern Love, and Miya Lee, editor of Tiny Love Stories and Modern Love projects.Each week, we’ll bring you their favorite stories from the column’s vast archive, conversations with the authors,  and a few surprises.New episodes every Wednesday.

  1. 1.
    Confronting Race on the First Date 11/18/2020
    27:30
  2. 2.
    No More Secrets11/11/2020
    23:44
  3. 3.
    Dusty-Danger Dog11/04/2020
    31:57
  4. 4.
    Devoted but Doomed10/28/2020
    20:02
  5. 5.
    When Getting Old Never Happens10/21/2020
    26:56
  6. 6.
    Season Premiere: Driveway Elegies10/14/2020
    29:14
  7. 7.
    Welcome to the New Modern Love10/07/2020
    2:26
  8. 8.
    Confronting Race, Religion and Her Heart | With Zawe Ashton06/24/2020
    29:48
  1. 9.
    Why Can’t Men Say ‘I Love You’ to Each Other? | With Ncuti Gatwa06/17/2020
    19:16
  2. 10.
    Race Wasn't An Issue To Him, Which Was An Issue To Me With Lorraine Toussaint | Encore06/10/2020
    25:53
  3. 11.
    Researching Jenna, Discovering Myself | With Hasan Minhaj06/03/2020
    21:29
  4. 12.
    The Language Of Love With Saoirse Ronan | Encore05/27/2020
    20:21
  5. 13.
    How ‘Lolita’ Freed Me From My Own Humbert | With Jameela Jamil05/20/2020
    21:23
  6. 14.
    Alone In A Pandemic05/12/2020
    22:52
  7. 15.
    To Fall In Love With Anyone, Do This | Encore05/06/2020
    22:44
  8. 16.
    Years Ago, My Sister Vanished. I See Her Whenever I Want. | With Daisy Edgar-Jones04/29/2020
    21:00
  9. 17.
    Sometimes It's Not You, Or The Math | With Laura Prepon04/22/2020
    21:11
  10. 18.
    Your Stories of Love During The Pandemic: Part II04/15/2020
    17:05
  11. 19.
    Modern Love Presents: Sugar Calling04/09/2020
    10:27
  12. 20.
    Somewhere Inside, a Path to Empathy | With Daniel Radcliffe04/08/2020
    20:59
  13. 21.
    Your Stories of Love During The Pandemic04/01/2020
    21:22
  14. 22.
    How Bibliophiles Flirt | With Uzo Aduba03/25/2020
    21:24
  15. 23.
    When Your Greatest Romance Is A Friendship | Encore03/18/2020
    20:24
  16. 24.
    Modern Love Presents: Shipwrecked03/13/2020
    40:00
  17. 25.
    Recognizing What They Had, 20 Years Too Late | With Gugu Mbatha-Raw03/11/2020
    24:59
  18. 26.
    The Kindness, And Xanax, Of Strangers | With Lesley Manville03/04/2020
    23:35
  19. 27.
    I Saw A Playhouse, My Daughter Saw A Jail | With Brian Cox02/26/2020
    22:01
  20. 28.
    Just For Tonight, Pretend You Don't Know Me | With Nick Kroll02/19/2020
    17:40
  21. 29.
    Tiny Love Stories For Valentine's Day02/14/2020
    17:49
  22. 30.
    When Cupid Is A Prying Journalist | With Susan Kelechi Watson02/12/2020
    24:37
  23. 31.
    Dedicated To Two Women | With Terry Crews02/05/2020
    22:57
  24. 32.
    A Role I Was Born To Play | With Tan France01/29/2020
    19:18
  25. 33.
    My Secret Left Me Unable To Help | With Jessalyn Gilsig01/22/2020
    22:25
  26. 34.
    Take Me As I Am, Whoever I Am With Rebecca Hall | Encore01/15/2020
    24:32
  27. 35.
    Need To Find Me? Ask My Ham Man. | With Jenny Slate01/08/2020
    24:27
  28. 36.
    An Interlude Of Clarity With Judd Apatow | Encore01/01/2020
    17:54
  29. 37.
    The Race Grows Sweeter With Mary Chapin Carpenter | Encore12/24/2019
    24:33
  30. 38.
    Nursing A Wound With Jake Gyllenhaal | Encore12/18/2019
    24:20
  31. 39.
    Are You My Husband? | With Renée Elise Goldsberry12/11/2019
    25:04
  32. 40.
    Never Tell Our Business To Strangers | With Ruth Wilson12/04/2019
    26:26
  33. 41.
    Who's Allowed To Hold Hands? | With Alicia Keys11/27/2019
    22:13
  34. 42.
    Sharing A Cab, And My Toes With Greta Gerwig | Encore11/20/2019
    22:18
  35. 43.
    Modern Love Presents: Kind World11/15/2019
    18:22
  36. 44.
    Waiting For The Wall To Crumble | With Kelly McCreary11/13/2019
    21:33
  37. 45.
    The Triangle's Sharpest Point | With Zawe Ashton11/06/2019
    29:21
  38. 46.
    We'll Meet Again In Five Years | With Regina King10/30/2019
    19:22
  39. 47.
    Words With (I Wish We Were More Than) Friends | With Ben Platt10/23/2019
    20:37
  40. 48.
    He's Going Back To His Former Wife. Sort Of. | With Marisa Tomei10/16/2019
    23:12
  41. 49.
    Rallying To Keep The Game Alive | Live At CitySpace10/09/2019
    33:09
  42. 50.
    How 30 Blocks Became 30 Years | With Peter Sarsgaard10/02/2019
    21:36
  43. 51.
    First I Met My Children, Then My Girlfriend. They’re Related. | With Kal Penn09/25/2019
    19:22
  44. 52.
    Screens Between Us With Issa Rae | Encore09/18/2019
    21:56
  45. 53.
    The Tallest Man I Ever Loved | With Andrew Rannells09/11/2019
    19:49
  46. 54.
    Seeing The World Through My Wife's Eyes With David Oyelowo | Encore09/04/2019
    25:52
  47. 55.
    My Platonic Romance On The Psych Ward | With Miriam Shor08/28/2019
    22:13
  48. 56.
    Despite The Losses, So Much Gained | With Marsha Stephanie Blake08/21/2019
    24:42
  49. 57.
    In A Charmed Life, A Road Less Traveled | With Nikolaj Coster-Waldau08/14/2019
    23:41
  50. 58.
    The Night Girl Finds A Day Boy | With Logan Browning08/07/2019
    22:29
  51. 59.
    Could We Try Again? | With Marcia Cross07/31/2019
    30:17
  52. 60.
    He's Playing Our Song | With Amanda Seyfried07/24/2019
    21:15
  53. 61.
    At What Age Is Love Enthralling? | With Jessica Walter07/17/2019
    20:45
  54. 62.
    A Tattoo For The Living | With Zosia Mamet07/10/2019
    25:26
  55. 63.
    An Empty Heart | With Zoe Lister-Jones | Encore07/03/2019
    21:26
  56. 64.
    An Affection Multiplier | With Zachary Quinto06/26/2019
    20:36
  57. 65.
    Platonic, Until Death Do Us Part | With John Cameron Mitchell06/19/2019
    22:32
  58. 66.
    Encore | The Doorman With Cecily Strong06/12/2019
    20:47
  59. 67.
    Misery Loves Fried Chicken | With William Jackson Harper06/05/2019
    24:38
  60. 68.
    What Luck Means Now | With Jacki Weaver05/29/2019
    24:27
  61. 69.
    We Survived The Storm | With Ginnifer Goodwin05/22/2019
    23:52
  62. 70.
    The Wisdom Of The Moving Man | With Lake Bell05/15/2019
    23:00
  63. 71.
    Agreeing To Accept And Move On | With Sarah Goldberg05/08/2019
    21:45
  64. 72.
    Love Means Never Having To Say ... Anything | With Pedro Pascal05/01/2019
    21:53
  65. 73.
    Talking to My Fiancé About My New Girlfriend | With DeWanda Wise04/24/2019
    22:59
  66. 74.
    Race Wasn't An Issue To Him, Which Was An Issue To Me | With Lorraine Toussaint04/17/2019
    23:07
  67. 75.
    Encore | Sharing The Shame With Anna Chlumsky04/10/2019
    20:40
  68. 76.
    Ah, To Be Old, Male, And Single | With Natasha Lyonne04/03/2019
    24:34
  69. 77.
    Comfort, If Not A Cure | With Nazanin Boniadi03/27/2019
    22:32
  70. 78.
    Another Voice Had Come Between Us | With Catherine O'Hara03/20/2019
    19:40
  71. 79.
    Refreshing A Mother's Memory With Love | With Zoe Saldana03/13/2019
    25:46
  72. 80.
    Playing Role Reversal With My Therapist | With Isabelle Huppert03/06/2019
    21:16
  73. 81.
    Security In A Bright Yellow Suitcase | With Christina Hendricks02/27/2019
    24:20
  74. 82.
    Your Dog Has Seen Me Naked | With William Jackson Harper02/20/2019
    29:43
  75. 83.
    Part II: My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me | With André Holland02/13/2019
    23:30
  76. 84.
    Part I: You May Want to Marry My Husband02/06/2019
    15:32
  77. 85.
    Oscars Playlist01/30/2019
    31:19
  78. 86.
    Rallying To Keep The Game Alive | With Connie Nielsen01/23/2019
    20:55
  79. 87.
    A Kiss Deferred | With Joanna Kulig01/16/2019
    24:48
  80. 88.
    What The Sea Took Away | With Carmen Ejogo01/09/2019
    23:02
  81. 89.
    Maternal Wisdom (5 Pounds' Worth) | With Gillian Anderson01/02/2019
    25:16
  82. 90.
    Modern Love Holiday Playlist12/26/2018
    55:11
  83. 91.
    I Will Be Your Mother Figure | Encore12/19/2018
    23:10
  84. 92.
    The Shirt Stays On | With Finn Wittrock12/12/2018
    19:48
  85. 93.
    A Young Man's Game | With Stanley Tucci12/05/2018
    22:20
  86. 94.
    On A Serpentine Road | With Michelle Rodriguez11/28/2018
    21:27
  87. 95.
    A Forgotten Prayer, Answered | With Mira Sorvino11/21/2018
    22:22
  88. 96.
    Maddy Just Might Work | Encore11/14/2018
    23:00
  89. 97.
    How To Break Up With A 2-Year-Old | With Busy Philipps11/06/2018
    20:43
  90. 98.
    An Ancient Coda To My 21st-Century Divorce | With Amy Landecker10/31/2018
    22:40
  91. 99.
    In The Waiting Room Of Estranged Spouses | Encore10/24/2018
    21:17
  92. 100.
    I Was Hardly a Perfect Fit | With John C. Reilly10/17/2018
    21:02
  93. 101.
    The Plain, Unmarked Box Arrived | With Kristen Bell10/10/2018
    22:34
  94. 102.
    Escaping From A Dire Diagnosis On Match.com | With Rita Wilson10/03/2018
    22:55
  95. 103.
    A Life Plan For Two | With Olivia Munn09/26/2018
    24:21
  96. 104.
    Bonus: 81 Minutes09/21/2018
    20:44
  97. 105.
    Making A Judgment On Love | With Giancarlo Esposito09/19/2018
    22:00
  98. 106.
    Learning Humanity From Dogs | With Ethan Hawke09/12/2018
    20:28
  99. 107.
    Modern Love Playlist: In Sickness And In Health09/04/2018
    1:20:39
  100. 108.
    Modern Love Playlist: Secrets08/24/2018
    58:10
  101. 109.
    The Secret To Marriage | With Sandra Oh08/21/2018
    19:31
  102. 110.
    Bonus: Test of Time08/17/2018
    30:13
  103. 111.
    Single Woman Seeking Manwich | With Awkwafina08/15/2018
    19:47
  104. 112.
    When Mothers Bully Back | With Ellie Kemper08/08/2018
    19:53
  105. 113.
    GPS For My Lost Identity | With Diane Guerrero08/01/2018
    22:06
  106. 114.
    Superheroes, Just for Each Other | With Mike Colter07/25/2018
    22:08
  107. 115.
    A Hiker’s Guide to Healing | With Cameron Esposito07/17/2018
    24:24
  108. 116.
    Catfishing Strangers To Find Myself | With Cory Michael Smith07/11/2018
    22:50
  109. 117.
    My Back-Seat View Of A Great Romance | With Chloë Grace Moretz07/03/2018
    23:59
  110. 118.
    Encore | Between The Bars06/27/2018
    21:54
  111. 119.
    The Hunter-Gatherer, Parking Division | With Jason Alexander06/20/2018
    20:09
  112. 120.
    Finding My Own Rescuer | With Mandy Moore06/13/2018
    22:36
  113. 121.
    A Fear Stripped Bare | With Sarah Shahi06/06/2018
    25:12
  114. 122.
    Love Stories In 13 Words | Modern Love Bonus Episode05/30/2018
    13:56
  115. 123.
    Modern Love Encore | Marry A Man Who Loves His Mother05/29/2018
    27:44
  116. 124.
    The Language Of Love | With Saoirse Ronan05/23/2018
    20:21
  117. 125.
    A Measure of Desire | With Kim Dickens05/16/2018
    19:05
  118. 126.
    When Eve And Eve Bit The Apple | With Rachel Weisz05/09/2018
    24:06
  119. 127.
    Signs, Wonders, and Fates Fulfilled | With Linda Cardellini05/02/2018
    24:07
  120. 128.
    Boy, What A Fabulous Baker | With Abbi Jacobson04/25/2018
    19:42
  121. 129.
    A Cup From The Fountain Of Youth | With Mel Rodriguez04/18/2018
    23:26
  122. 130.
    A Brother As Significant As Any Other | With Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman04/11/2018
    23:16
  123. 131.
    R We D8ting? | With Krysten Ritter04/04/2018
    21:35
  124. 132.
    Modern Love Encore: The Boy Who Makes Waves03/27/2018
    23:28
  125. 133.
    The Accidental Older Woman | With Rosie Perez03/21/2018
    20:10
  126. 134.
    When A Couch Is More Than A Couch | With Kate Winslet03/14/2018
    24:15
  127. 135.
    A Fighting Chance | With Bobby Cannavale03/07/2018
    18:43
  128. 136.
    From He To She In First Grade | With Jennifer Beals02/28/2018
    21:53
  129. 137.
    The Accident No One Talked About | With Uma Thurman02/21/2018
    23:31
  130. 138.
    Overfed On A Mother's Affection | With Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon02/13/2018
    19:33
  131. 139.
    Missing A Father I Hardly Knew | With Willem Dafoe02/07/2018
    21:45
  132. 140.
    Modern Love 100: Your Stories01/31/2018
    38:25
  133. 141.
    A Dose Of Empathy | With Andrea Martin01/24/2018
    23:42
  134. 142.
    In My Fantasy, I Caught Up To Reality | With Richard Jenkins01/16/2018
    23:47
  135. 143.
    Yes, We Do. Even At Our Age. | With Lois Smith01/10/2018
    18:57
  136. 144.
    In The New Year, More Cuddling | With Margarita Levieva01/03/2018
    23:41
  137. 145.
    Sharing A Cab, And My Toes | With Greta Gerwig12/26/2017
    22:38
  138. 146.
    How The 'Dining Dead' Got Talking Again | With Kristin Scott Thomas12/20/2017
    19:20
  139. 147.
    Was I On A Date Or Baby-Sitting? | With Sasheer Zamata12/13/2017
    21:55
  140. 148.
    A Boyfriend Too Good To Be True | With Caitriona Balfe12/06/2017
    21:56
  141. 149.
    Modern Love Encore: 'A Heart Of Gold'11/22/2017
    19:19
  142. 150.
    We Didn't Have A Plan, But The Baby Did | With Paul Sun-Hyung Lee11/22/2017
    14:31
  143. 151.
    Urgent Messages Go Unanswered | With Andrew Rannells11/15/2017
    21:51
  144. 152.
    A Family Fairytale, Twice Told | With Julia Stiles11/08/2017
    18:50
  145. 153.
    Cropped Out Of My Own Fantasy | With Kirsten Vangsness11/01/2017
    20:06
  146. 154.
    My Body Doesn't Belong To You | With Cleopatra Coleman10/25/2017
    21:41
  147. 155.
    Let's Not Pretend | With Kimberly Hébert Gregory10/18/2017
    19:59
  148. 156.
    My Husband Is Now My Wife | With Ann Dowd10/11/2017
    22:34
  149. 157.
    Nursing A Wound | With Jake Gyllenhaal10/04/2017
    23:53
  150. 158.
    When Your Greatest Romance Is A Friendship | With Ali Fazal09/27/2017
    20:58
  151. 159.
    One Bouquet Of Fleeting Beauty | With Kerry Bishé09/20/2017
    20:55
  152. 160.
    Emmy Edition, 201709/11/2017
    25:13
  153. 161.
    Promises That Can Bend | With Peter Gallagher09/06/2017
    19:00
  154. 162.
    No Bounds, Or Lanes | With Kyra Sedgwick08/30/2017
    22:55
  155. 163.
    Learning To Embrace Sexuality's Gray Areas | With Nico Tortorella08/23/2017
    19:49
  156. 164.
    Dear Dad, We've Been Gay Forever | With Cynthia Nixon08/16/2017
    21:48
  157. 165.
    A Lost Child, But Not Mine | With Betty Gilpin08/09/2017
    21:14
  158. 166.
    Flowergate | With June Diane Raphael07/27/2017
    20:38
  159. 167.
    Manic Pixie Dream Girl | With Alex Karpovsky07/26/2017
    20:58
  160. 168.
    I Need To Woman Up | With Cynthia Addai-Robinson07/19/2017
    23:50
  161. 169.
    An Empty Heart | With Zoe Lister-Jones07/12/2017
    21:08
  162. 170.
    Take My Son To Jail | With Jayne Atkinson07/05/2017
    25:10
  163. 171.
    Modern Love Encore: Wedding Season06/27/2017
    27:42
  164. 172.
    About That Rustle In The Bushes | With Danielle Brooks06/21/2017
    21:22
  165. 173.
    Before The Web | With Griffin Dunne06/14/2017
    19:46
  166. 174.
    Finding Marriage, Losing Self | With Taylor Schilling06/07/2017
    22:28
  167. 175.
    Standing By Your Man | With Chris Messina05/31/2017
    25:04
  168. 176.
    Marry My Husband | With Debra Winger05/29/2017
    13:41
  169. 177.
    A Slow Fade To Black | With Minnie Driver05/24/2017
    22:15
  170. 178.
    Just Don't Call Me Mom | With Gideon Glick05/17/2017
    20:15
  171. 179.
    Sharing The Shame | With Anna Chlumsky05/10/2017
    20:42
  172. 180.
    A Prince Charming For The Prom | With Tituss Burgess05/03/2017
    22:19
  173. 181.
    It Took A Villain | With Melanie Lynskey04/26/2017
    21:56
  174. 182.
    In A Small Bag | With Harry Lennix04/19/2017
    21:50
  175. 183.
    A Child Of Two Worlds | With Mireille Enos04/12/2017
    22:23
  176. 184.
    I Will Be Your Mother Figure | With Laura Dern04/05/2017
    22:56
  177. 185.
    Death Bear Will See You Now | With Ry Russo-Young03/29/2017
    23:35
  178. 186.
    The End Of Small Talk | With Paul Rust03/22/2017
    20:32
  179. 187.
    Elvis And My Husband Have Left The Building | With Malin Akerman03/15/2017
    21:00
  180. 188.
    Single, Female, Mormon, Alone | With Justina Machado03/08/2017
    24:16
  181. 189.
    Live From The Wilbur Theater (Part Two) | With Emmy Rossum03/01/2017
    33:12
  182. 190.
    Live From The Wilbur Theater (Part One) | With Brian Tyree Henry and Alysia Reiner02/21/2017
    52:52
  183. 191.
    Modern Love: The Podcast Valentine's Special02/13/2017
    49:06
  184. 192.
    Seeing The World Through My Wife's Eyes | With David Oyelowo02/08/2017
    26:00
  185. 193.
    On The Precipice, Wings Spread | With Megan Hilty02/01/2017
    21:54
  186. 194.
    The Boy Who Makes Waves | With Mykelti Williamson01/25/2017
    23:42
  187. 195.
    Groomzilla | With John Cho01/18/2017
    23:01
  188. 196.
    A Family That Takes 'No' For An Answer | With Darby Stanchfield01/11/2017
    22:27
  189. 197.
    Taking A Break For Friendship | With Sela Ward01/04/2017
    22:27
  190. 198.
    Modern Love Encore: 'A Millennial's Guide To Kissing'12/28/2016
    21:23
  191. 199.
    Beware Of Big Boxes | With Pamela Adlon12/21/2016
    25:16
  192. 200.
    Two Decembers | With Haydn Gwynne12/14/2016
    23:32

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