Love Me

New to Love Me? Start here

We curated a few of our favourite episodes to get you started.

If you're a new listener and are not sure where to dive in, we've curated a playlist of a few of our favourite episodes to get you started.

At A Loss For Words

In our very first episode, 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.

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. 21:55

To My Heart

A man takes love and marriage classes while imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay.

Mansoor Adayfi remembers the romance classes he and fellow prisoners held while at Guantanamo Bay detention camp. How do you imagine falling in love when you know you might never get the chance to? (A story we almost couldn't bring you as the audio was temporarily confiscated by authorities.) 27:49

What Can You Hear

Hotline volunteers at the world's oldest suicide prevention network share how they respond to crisis callers through the practice of active listening. How can you empty your mind and be fully present during someone's call for help? Music and voice intertwine in this documentary about bridging the gap between strangers who will never meet face to face.

Hotline volunteers at the world's oldest suicide prevention network share how they respond to crisis callers through the practice of active listening. How can you empty your mind and be fully present during someone's call for help? Music and voice intertwine in this documentary about bridging the gap between strangers who will never meet face to face. 27:46

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.

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. 18:21

The Detonator 

A woman tries to live her life while a stalker pursues her for over a decade; and a former U.S. Navy sailor is haunted by the memory of a woman he killed when he discovers a song has been written about her death.

A woman tries to live her life while a stalker pursues her for over a decade; and a former U.S. Navy sailor is haunted by the memory of a woman he killed when he discovers a song has been written about her death. 27:12

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. Plus, a widow confronts her grief by dating her worst match.

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. 21:02

Season three is available now, with new episodes released every Tuesday.

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