It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to manifest a partner this year, looking for answers to why that sexy Tinder date ghosted you, or just want gooey tales of romance and sex; the internet is crawling with podcasts that will feed your inner Casanova, ply you with daydream fodder, and satisfy all your romantic curiosities.
So, whatever flavor of love and romance you’re looking for, subscribe to these ECT-approved dating-advice podcasts today, and hopefully, you’ll get your love tank refilled. We can’t wait to be invited to your wedding!
Love On Purpose
Instead of torturing yourself looking for reasons why you can’t seem to find a Russell Wilson, subscribe to this podcast. Hosts Jay and Janelle Johnson will walk you through the realities of marriage and definitely bring the laughs as they divulge what they’ve learned as a married couple so far – like one being a chatterbox than expected and the other not knowing how to load dishes.
Start Here: Irritations, Agitations, And Frustrations
Dating While Black
Between Tinder Swindlers, cuffing season, and outrageous DMs, dating gets a bad rep. And if you’ve gone through the struggle and bullsh*t, you know how hard getting back on the game can be. This podcast gives you some straightforward guidance and tips – no sugarcoating in sight and helps you ease back into the dating scene.
Start Here: Esteem – Imposter Syndrome In Dating
The Self-Love Fix
We’ll admit it. The Self-Love Fix isn’t a love podcast as such. But it does help you understand yourself better. Inner child healing coach Beatrice Kamau walks you through your attachment styles and how they affect your present relationships (including friendships), why you secretly enjoy people-pleasing, and how to navigate anxiousness in dating.
Beatrice is practically the life coach, relationship guru, and wellness whisperer you need– so don’t sleep on her!
Start Here: It’s 2023, It’s Okay To Admit You Want A Relationship
Dead Ass Podcast
Love, sex, marriage, and everything in between. Every week, Devale and Khadeen Ellis (aren’t they the perfect power couple) spread love the Brooklyn way with this insightful podcast. Download it right now and listen as the pair share their opinions on modern love, reveal their personal truths, and inspire us to level up our relationship game.
Start Here: Is She Masculine? Or Is He Insecure?
Black Love Matters
Oh, hell yeah, it does! And this love podcast will tell you all about it. Hosted by New England-based couple Niambi and Niram, the show gives you hilarious and raw conversations about Black love, helps you tap into your inner Michelle and Barack (or Teyana and Iman), and teaches you how to navigate adulthood like a base!
And, if you really want to dig in, the incredible couple has a YouTube channel where couples submit their own stories – there’s even a wholesome interview with renowned sex expert San Boodram. You don’t want to miss it!
Start Here: Meow Everywhere
What does commitment mean in a universe full of 3 a.m. “u ups?” texts and waffling around the “what the hell are we” conversation? We don’t know. But we bet Betches cofounder Jordana Abraham and comedian Jared Freid do.
The two answer all your modern dating questions – weird sexual counters, ghosting issues, you know, everything that keeps bothering you about millennials – with the classic Betches humor, obvi. They basically make sure you don’t die alone!
Start Here: Why Won’t My Friends Set Me Up? Ft. Fortune Feimster
Why Won’t You Date Me?
Nicole Byer isn’t a dating expert (the babe is chronically single) …but damn, is this podcast incredibly entertaining.
In an effort to figure out her own dating life, Nicole invites celebrities, friends, and former flings (think Keke Palmer, Aimee Carrero, Whitney Cummings, and Dan Black) to her podcast to weigh in on their dating lives and help her understand why she’s still unattached.
And while she might never get an answer, Nicle Byers will make you laugh (she’s freakin hilarious) and get you to reassess your entire dating experience.
Start Here: How To Hack Into Your Partner’s Phone (w/Keke Palmer)
Inner Hoe Uprising
Yes, the title is a bit questionable, but you don’t know what you’re missing if you haven’t subscribed to this podcast. Inner Hoe Uprising is a funny podcast about sex, love, and dating from the perspective of one feisty, 20-something Black feminist and her weekly co-hoes.
You’ll get straightforward perspectives on everything from childbirth to polyamory and STDs. Seriously, no subject is off-limits.
Start Here: TBH, I’m Tryna F*ck Some Aliens Tho
Dating Kinda Sucks
You can say that again! If you’re fed up with receiving subpar responses from your baby daddy or want to manifest an out-of-this-world kind of love, this is the podcast for you, boo.
Hosts, word traveler/romantic-at-heart millennial Sarah G and comedian/grizzled cynic Adam Avitable have raw conversations about dating topics such as pen pal phases, situationships, and relationship red flags.
Start Here: Stupid Dating Rules You Should Ignore
As you might have sussed out, the Dyking Out podcast is about queer culture. Every week, NYC-based comedians Carolyn Bergier and Melody Kamali welcome guests to discuss every facet of LGBTQIA culture – pansexuality, queer imposter syndrome, and ‘90s queer subtexts. They do this while maintaining their super hilarious charm and super gay persona – which is something you’ll get addicted to on this riot of a pod.
Start Here: Lesbian TikTok Drama
Dates & Mates
A certified dating and relationship expert, Damona Hoffman will help you unpack past heartbreaks and show you how to harness the power of technology to find love. Subscribe to if of you want all the juicy tips and tricks she offers on sexting, wokefishing, and more – whether you’re single and searching for the love of your life or navigating a relationship.
Start Here: Financial Love Languages & Dating Against Type
When you can’t figure out how to tell your SO you’re feeling suffocated or need reassurance that you’re keeping your relationship healthy, tune in to this pod. Real-life couple and comedians Andy Beckerman and Naomi Ekperigin offer some of the most insightful advice on relationships and answer all your relaysh questions with all the wisdom two unlicensed comics could possibly contain.
Psssttt…you’ll get tempted to grab the buttered popcorn and listen, but trust us, you’ll need your notepad too.
Start Here: Between Ass-Eaters And Thieves