Love Me

Love Me

By CBC Podcasts

Love Me is a CBC original podcast about the messiness of human relationships.


Introducing: Other People’s Problems - Season 4

What's the difference between seeing a therapist and trusting a therapist? Dr. Hillary McBride and her clients want you to hear for yourself in Other People’s Problems. After working together for years, they want to demystify the long game when it comes to mental health and let us hear what years of therapy really sound like. More episodes are available at
18/05/2128m 41s

Introducing: Goodbye To All This

We’d like to share a new podcast we think you’ll really like. It’s called Goodbye To All This from the BBC World Service, a Falling Tree production. “He blows a kiss and now I see it – there’s exhaustion in his eyes. How didn’t I notice it before?” Sophie and Russell never expected anything bad to happen – not to them. But then Russell had some blood tests and scans and they started to feel scared. It all begins at a coffee shop in Sydney, Australia.
22/10/2022m 34s

Love Me Presents: WireTap

A series of furtive glances on the subway spark an unspoken love affair and a GPS navigates emotional loss... From the CBC archives, Heavyweight's Jonathan Goldstein and the producers behind Love Me, comes WireTap. WireTap was a podcast... before there were podcasts. The program, which ran on CBC Radio for 11 years, invites listeners to eavesdrop on Goldstein's phone calls with his friends and family. Subscribe and listen to WireTap at
24/06/2027m 11s

Introducing Here Be Monsters

We want to share an episode of a show we love called Here Be Monsters. It’s a podcast about the unknown from KCRW. This episode is called Waiting for Earth from producer Bethany Denton. She gets personal about wrestling with the idea of a life without children after having been raised in the Mormon faith to believe that her primary purpose was to become a mother.
01/04/2031m 48s

Update + Introducing Chosen Family

Lu gives a quick update about the show. Plus, introducing a special episode of Chosen Family. Hosts Tranna & Thomas talk to progressive rabbi Lisa Grushcow for a candid conversation about faith and how she’s found surprising connections to her personal story (lesbian, divorced, mother of three). They also talk about Judaism’s takes on sex and gender (polyamory and being trans), pop culture morality in a time of great chaos (Harry Potter + jedis!) and how spirituality and technology can co-exist harmoniously. Tranna also engages Rabbi Grushcow on her side-hustle: romantic matchmaking.
04/03/2053m 53s

Personal Best is Back!

One of our favourite podcasts is back for its second season. Personal Best turns tiny goals into grand adventures. Here’s one of their latest episodes that Love Me listeners might like: it's about Fan, an avid writer of love letters who wants to learn to love cooking.
18/06/1932m 36s

Outside Looking In

A man falls in love with a mysterious woman... in a painting. And a note slipped into the back pocket of someone's jeans leads to a surprising late-night encounter. Plus, Lu's grandparents document their lives in very unique Polaroids.
08/01/1922m 17s


A woman goes to an ornamental shrimp society meet-up on a one-of-a-kind first date. Plus, the former president of Kiribati worries for his island nation's future as sea waters rise. And a poem about finding the courage to move deeper into a relationship.
01/01/1922m 57s


A mini episode where Lu shares her feelings about the holidays... and the movie Groundhog Day. And a daughter navigates grieving in public.
24/12/1815m 15s

The Cat and the Whippet

A man obsessed with meet-cutes falls for all the wrong men and winds up in one mind-boggling situation after another. Will his dream of a fairy-tale romance come true? Plus, a poetic reflection on home, distance, and being your lover's pet whippet by Phil Smith.
18/12/1825m 27s

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.
11/12/1827m 22s

Take Me Home

A woman with Alzheimer's dreams of returning to her childhood home as she lies in bed, staring at the ceiling; two adult siblings find themselves sharing their old room again after years apart; and a daughter navigates the loss of her childhood house after her father's death.
04/12/1827m 15s

Telling You Stories

Have you heard the tale of the little girl who lost her leg while horsing around at the fair? A safety-obsessed father tells his daughter bedtime stories about freak accidents from around the world. Plus, one grandson remembers the tall tales his grandfather used to tell him, while another grandson searches for the truth about a grandmother he never new.
27/11/1831m 54s

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.
20/11/1827m 56s

In The Distance

Sara collects sounds of her son, her second child, during the first year of his life. Laughter, cries, shrieks of joy... Her first child never made much sound and died three days after she was born. The story explores Sara's connection to both children as she listens to the sounds of her family and grieves for the sounds that are missing.
13/11/1821m 0s

Introducing The Shadows

The Shadows is a fictional series about a young artist, as she struggles to make great work and find great love.
05/10/1846m 18s

Special Episode: To My Heart

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.)
20/08/1828m 0s

Remember Tracy? + Introducing Personal Best

Love Me asks for help on a new story and catches up with Tracy, the young woman who tries to meet girls through the art of punning.
07/08/186m 46s

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.
19/09/172m 15s

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.
28/08/1731m 19s

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.
21/08/1723m 29s


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.
14/08/1723m 50s

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.
07/08/1725m 45s

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.
31/07/1718m 22s

The Return

A man fields an unusual request from his father-in-law, and the story of a very special cherry tree.
24/07/1722m 47s


A man reminisces about a transformative nocturnal encounter, and the story of a lifesaving friendship with an overweight, toothless chihuahua.
17/07/1720m 35s

The Other Side

Mo and Tamim find themselves in the Jungle for very different reasons. When their paths cross, they develop an unexpected connection.
10/07/1724m 10s

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!
27/06/172m 26s

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).
12/04/1722m 38s

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.
14/12/163m 39s

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.
25/07/1625m 58s

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.
18/07/1621m 40s

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.
11/07/1619m 0s

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.
04/07/1623m 41s

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.
01/07/164m 51s

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.
27/06/1617m 52s

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.
20/06/1628m 40s

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.
13/06/1623m 44s

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.
13/06/1621m 56s

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.
06/06/163m 23s
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