Episode of the day: “A Heart Outrun”

Listen to “A Heart Outrun” (23:01)

Podcast: Modern Love (Episode 18)

An essay by Gary Presley read by Colin Farrel. “Gary Presley had all but given up on the idea of finding love. But — as the romantics out there know — love can find you when you least expect it. Sometimes, even when you’re resisting it.”

More information:

Gary Presley blog

Gary Presley (Image: from Facebook)

Episode of the day: "Seesawing Libidos"

“Seesawing Libidos”

Podcast: Modern Love (Episode 9)

As Michele Weiner-Davis puts it during her TED talk “Use the Nike philosophy and – Just do it!”

The actor Stephen Bogardus reads the essay “Finding Equilibrium in Seesawing Libidos,” about a hypersexualized wife and a husband struggling to keep up.

Listen to “Seesawing Libidos”

More information:
“The sex-starved marriage” TED Talk by Michele Weiner-Davis

The article “Finding Equilibrium in Seesawing libidos from The New York Times

Episode of the day: "A Faithful Leap"

“A Faithful Leap”

Podcast: Modern Love (Episode 8)

This was my choice today, not because I found this episode particularly insightful, fascinating, or intriguing, but because it touched me on a deep personal level.

The actress Amber Tamblyn reads an essay about a woman whose complicated relationship with her mother ends in a tragedy inspired by “Thelma & Louise.”

Listen to “A Faithful Leap”