Whether you鈥檙e single, married, or fall somewhere in between, we doubt spending time with your earbuds this Valentine鈥檚 Day is part of the plan. However, there are actually a lot of great love-themed podcasts out there ripe for universal listening. So if you have time to spare between Galentine鈥檚 plans or a night out with your S.O., read on for six options worth tuning into.

1. This Is Why You鈥檙e Single: Contrary to the title, you鈥檒l dig this show whether you鈥檙e single or in a serious relationship. On each episode, hosts and creators, Laura Lane and Angela Spera, candidly chat about their own real life dating disasters and embarrassing stories. They also welcome special guests, including certified clinical sexologist and relationship coach, Mal Harrison, who will be appearing on one of the show鈥檚 two Valentine鈥檚 Day episodes (scheduled to release on February 14). So, pour yourself a glass of wine and listen up!

2. DTR 鈥 The Official Tinder Podcast: Sick of thinking about your own online dating triumphs and disasters? On DTR, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning host, Jane Marie, teams up with a roster of hilarious celebrity guests to take control of singles鈥 Tinder profiles. She tweaks their bios, adds new photos, and has the power to choose which way to swipe on potential suitors. As you might expect, hilarity 鈥 and sometimes, romantic success! 鈥 ensues when matches are made.

3. Modern Love: For something a bit more classically romantic in nature, check out Modern Love, a collaboration between WBUR and The New York Times that showcases 鈥渟tories of love, loss, and redemption.鈥 You鈥檒l be treated to famous voices (Greta Gerwig, Andrew Rannells, and Julia Stiles, to name a few) reading romantic essays and sharing their own stories of finding and losing love. You may need to grab tissues for some of these episodes, but, we promise, it will be well worth the tears.

4. Love Is Like a Plant: Remember the love fern that Andie gifted Ben in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days? Well, we all know what happened when Ben let it die. (Spoiler alert: It wasn鈥檛 pretty.) Podcast hosts Sarah May Bates and Ellen Huerta do things like discovering how to properly water a so-called love fern and figuring out why 鈥済hosting鈥 is a thing. All of their episodes are short and digestible, so it鈥檚 easy to take them in two at a time.

5. Date/able: The Date/able podcast may focus on the dating scene in San Francisco, but if you鈥檙e single, you can relate to it no matter where you live. Each episode includes candid conversations with real people who share their experiences on dating in the US tech hub. If you feel like you鈥檙e the only person being put through the wringer as you seek out your special someone, be sure to give this one a listen.

6. Dear Sugars: Cheryl Strayed (AKA Reese Witherspoon鈥檚 character in Wild) and Steve Almond are 鈥淭he Sugars鈥 (the hosts), and they鈥檙e ready to hear all of your questions about love, relationships, and heartbreak. This The New York Times producedpodcastmay not be specifically focused on romantic love, but it will definitely give you all the feels. (Isn鈥檛 that kind of what Valentine鈥檚 Day is all about?)

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