Love Letters Columnist and Features Writer

Meredith Goldstein

Meredith Goldstein is an advice columnist and entertainment reporter for The Boston Globe. Her advice column, Love Letters, is a daily dispatch of wisdom for the lovelorn that has been running online and in the paper for nine years (as of 1/22/18). In 2018 she’ll release two books: “Can’t Help Myself: Lessons and Confessions From a Modern Advice Columnist,” a memoir (Grand Central), and “Chemistry Lessons” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a young adult novel about a young woman who tries to use science to manipulate her love life. Meredith loves all relationship and entertainment tips. She also loves cotton candy and Skittles.

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I want more from my roommate

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I tried to kiss him but he denied me, saying he would like to kiss me but had concerns about being roommates.

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I want a daily check-in

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He goes days without acknowledging me. I’ve told him this is an issue for me, and he apologized and said he needs to be better about it.

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Getting dumped doesn’t get easier with age

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You’d think as we get older, we’d learn to handle breakups like adults.

Love Letters Podcast Season 2

The cost of dating

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Dating can be frustrating. Time-consuming. It can also be ... expensive. In Episode 7, Meredith Goldstein gets to the bottom of how much it costs to find love, and talks to a woman who paid thousands for a matchmaker.