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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Am I being used for sex?

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He says he loves me in his life, but he also loves his ex-wife, as she has done nothing wrong. (They had separated because of no physical intimacy for one year, and then he left her.)

Chloë Sevigny: More than just a damsel in zombie distress

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Sevigny is back with Jim Jarmusch to co-star in his zombie movie and to learn from the filmmaking master.

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I asked out my neighbor, and now things are . . . weird

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He said yes, but since our date it’s been awkward.

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Showing him the door leads to regrets

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I’ve regretted saying it ever since. It’s not like me to say something like that.