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The Takeaway

Sex, Love & Intimacy: What 'Fifty Shades' Gets Right & Wrong

Friday, February 13, 2015

How does “Fifty Shades of Grey” change our conversations and perceptions about sex in America? What does it get right and wrong? Make Love Not Porn Founder Cindy Gallop weighs in. 

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The Takeaway

Looking for Love? Try This Potion

Friday, February 13, 2015

On the eve of Valentine's Day, The Takeaway brings you a story about a love potion—a magic method that can supposedly allow any two strangers to fall in love with each other.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Remembering David Carr, Gay Marriage, and Sex in America

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Takeaway remembers the legendary David Carr, we explore gay marriage in Alabama, and we share a highly-coveted love potion. 

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Introvert's Guide to Romance

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Author Sophia Dembling talks about advice for introverts who are looking for love and relationships.

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On Being

Helen Fisher — Love and Sex and Attachment

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Helen Fisher wields science as a sobering, if entertaining, lens on what feel like the most meaningful encounters of our lives. She is a leading anthropologist/explorer on the new frontier of seeing inside our brains when love and sex happen.

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On Being

[Unedited] Helen Fisher with Krista Tippett

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Helen Fisher wields science as a sobering, if entertaining, lens on what feel like the most meaningful encounters of our lives. She is a leading anthropologist/explorer on the new frontier of seeing inside our brains when love and sex happen.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 412: True Blue

Monday, February 09, 2015

Shane Fairchild, a transgender man lived with his wife Blue Bauer, a transgender woman for almost 6 years. Blue transitioned when she was 54 years old. She and Shane met at a bar and were inseparable until Blue got lung cancer. She died on April 12, 2013. Shane sat down with their friend, Sayer Johnson in St. Louis to remember Blue.

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The Sporkful

Dan Savage Recommends A Polyeaterous Lifestyle

Monday, February 09, 2015

What should you cook for breakfast the morning after? How can couples share power in the kitchen? We talk food and relationships with Dan Savage and Death, Sex and Money’s Anna Sale.

To the Best of Our Knowledge

On Our Minds: OKCupid

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Christian Rudder, the founder of OKCupid, thinks cupid’s arrow may just be an algorithm.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 410: Standing with a Giant

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

In his early 20s, Max Starkloff was in a near fatal car accident, which left him quadriplegic and living in a nursing home. One day he came across a young woman who worked there, named Colleen. At StoryCorps in St. Louis, Colleen Kelly Starkloff sat down with her daughter, Meaghan Starkloff Breitenstein, to remember him.

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WNYC Digital

Snow Day Podcasts for Stranded Lovers

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

On a day like today, there’s no limit to how many times you and your loved one can...listen to great podcasts. We put together a special playlist to set the mood.

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On Being

John Lewis — The Art & Discipline of Nonviolence [remix]

Thursday, January 15, 2015

We take in the extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis, on what happened in Selma on Bloody Sunday and beyond — and how it might inform our common life today.

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On Being

[Unedited] John Lewis with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 15, 2015

We take in the extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis, on what happened in Selma on Bloody Sunday and beyond — and how it might inform our common life today.

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On Being

Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman — Embracing Our Enemies and Our Suffering [remix]

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Two legendary teachers shine a Buddhist light on a classic Christian teaching: love of enemies. Robert Thurman and Sharon Salzberg are working together on how we relate to that which makes us feel embattled from without, and from within.

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On Being

[Unedited] Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Two legendary teachers shine a Buddhist light on a classic Christian teaching: love of enemies. Robert Thurman and Sharon Salzberg are working together on how we relate to that which makes us feel embattled from without, and from within.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 405: Still Standing

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Ruth Coker Burks tells her friend Paul Wineland about caring for AIDS patients during the early days of the epidemic, when no one else would.

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The Takeaway

12/13/14: The Last Sequential Date of The Century

Friday, December 12, 2014

Saturday is 12/13/14 is the last sequential date of the century, but there are other dates on the calendar with sequential meaning.

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The Longest Shortest Time

Love Yurts

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A marriage; a miscarriage. A divorce; a guy who looks (and smells) like a caveman. All in this epic love story.

The Takeaway

Good News, Lovers. The Divorce Rate Is Declining.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Most Americans have heard that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. But recent data suggest marriages are lasting longer, in part because of economic change.

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Strangers

Love Hurts 3

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

On this episode, Lea seeks dating advice from two experts...and lets it all hang out. "Love Hurts" is a series in which Lea investigates why she is single. We recommend listening to the episodes in order. - Get the full story here.

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