According to The Telegraph, a quarter of British people
, even those with partners, use dating apps. It's not news that most of us use our phones in the quest for love, whether it's overtly with Tinder, or more discreetly with Facebook messenger, Instagram DM or the good old-fashioned SMS; we're all engaging in one way or another.
Whether you're happily coupled up, blissfully single or on the hunt, you might be overlooking a wellspring of romantic advice and experiences from real people going through the same things across the globe. From Dan Savage's Savage Love
, to This American Life
, there's an endless menu of sex and relationship podcasts for every amorous query, hurdle and scenario you can imagine. No, seriously. From not feeling satisfied in the bedroom, to suffering from a bad case of 'ghosting', there's an episode on a podcast out there for you.
In no particular order, here are some of the Refinery29 team's favourite love-themed programmes to get plugged into.