Love Me


Love Me

A widow confronting her grief by dating her worst match. A man fielding an unusual request from his father-in-law. A pair of robots stumbling through an awkward courtship. Love Me is a CBC original podcast about the messiness of human connection.

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Trump! Trudeau! Trade!

Who is doing a better job on trade - Trump or Trudeau?

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Kim Thúy on Montreal

The award-winning novelist has called the city home since leaving communist Vietnam by boat.

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Young and Indigenous in the city

Millennials discuss how they are combining urban and Indigenous cultures.

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Alone: A Love Story - Preview

With raw honesty, Michelle Parise takes you along on her winding journey from lust to heartbreak, through loneliness and despair, to eventually finding the courage to face the question mark of life, alone. The series is available Sept. 19.

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I'm On Your Scent

Teenage punster Tracy talks to Lu about meeting girls through wordplay. Then, a young woman obsessively reads her boyfriend's diary to find out what kind of person to be. Plus, an artist charts the scents of her disintegrating relationship.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:30:42]

The Way We Were

Host Lu shares the story of an Icelandic sweat lodge experience that catches her off guard. Plus, a woman navigates the waters of a devastating betrayal.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:23:29]


A family of four examines their sleep habits, vying for the spare bedroom. And a 90s teenager’s dreams come true when she visits the set of “Beverly Hills 90210” and meets her crush: Luke Perry.

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The Island and The Sea

An ex-inmate is haunted by a man he knew in prison. And a pathway at the bottom of the sea reveals secrets of childhood.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:45]

Old Wounds

A murky relationship between a man, a woman and the fungus that lives in the woman's knee. Plus, a recipe for heartbreak. Featuring Seth Morris and a story by Tim Kreider.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:22]

The Return

A man fields an unusual request from his father-in-law, and the story of a very special cherry tree.

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A man reminisces about a transformative nocturnal encounter, and the story of a lifesaving friendship with an overweight, toothless chihuahua.

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The Other Side

Mo and Tamim find themselves in the Jungle for very different reasons. When their paths cross, they develop an unexpected connection.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:10]

Season 2 Preview

Season 2 of Love Me launches July 10! Love Me explores the messiness of human connection with stories that will punch you right in the heart... in the very best way. Check out this sneak preview of the new season!

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Love Me presents Pen Pals: Romeo and Juliet

Pen Pals is a new series from Love Me producers Mira and Cristal. In Ep 1, a posthumous textathon between Romeo and Juliet reveals he somehow wound up in Heaven, she in Hell. Featuring Paul Rust and Noël Wells. (Hear more eps on Stitcher Premium).

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Season 2 Update + SKS

Have a story about a relationship you want to share? Get in touch for a chance to be featured on the upcoming Season 2 of Love Me. Plus, while you're waiting for our second season, check out another new CBC podcast, Someone Knows Something.

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Episode 8: I Solemnly Swear

A little boy looks for love in all the wrong places. An introvert gets trapped in a room with 11 strangers. And a nurse works a night shift that turns her world upside down.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:58]

Episode 7: Make Believe

A young woman reminisces about the friendship she once shared with the imaginative little boy she used to babysit. A dark cloud hangs over her memories as she recounts the incident that put an end to their fantasy world.

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Episode 6: Lost and Found

After losing his mom to breast cancer, a young man befriends a series of older women. And after a dark time in her life, Donna, age 61, tracks down a suitor from her youth… who became a priest after she turned him down.

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Episode 5: Family Portrait

Three sisters wrestle with the tensions of birth order as they reminisce about the worst family car ride of all time. A family tries to take one simple group photo but all hell breaks loose. And a son shields his father from a painful family secret.

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Bonus: Bath Mat Guy

Have you ever had a puzzling encounter with a stranger that you just couldn't wrap your head around? In this behind-the-scenes peek, producers Mira Burt-Wintonick and Cristal Duhaime join host Lu Olkowski to discuss the origin of the show.

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Episode 4: Falling

After a whirlwind romance, Brian and Vanessa get married and move to Kinshasa. Everything is going well until she shows up. It’s a love triangle between the most unlikely trio. Plus, a mother wrestles with feelings of resentment towards her newborn baby.

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Episode 3: Dear Dad

The journey of a son trying to figure out how to mourn his father: a millionaire turned convicted felon who committed suicide. And a short story by Pasha Malla about Dads with a capital D.

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Episode 2: Shame

Two best friends have never met in person and one of them insists they keep it that way. Plus, a 1970s dating game show helps self-loathing Marsha learn to love herself again. All she has to do is choose between 3 suitors from her damaged psyche.

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Episode 1: At A Loss For Words

Two strangers who don’t speak the same language meet in Haiti and sparks fly... through Google Translate. Plus, untranslatable words of love, and a pair of robots navigating a tumultuous affair.

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Preview Episode

Love Me is a new CBC original podcast about the messiness of human relationships. It officially launches June 13, but here’s a sneak peek of what’s coming up this season.

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