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 was about to say ‘I love you,’ when he dumped me

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Did I wait too long? Or would saying those three little words have changed nothing.

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Recommitting to my marriage after an affair

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I don’t know how to get over this. It feels like the greatest loss I’ve ever experienced.

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Dating in a rural area is not easy for divorced mom

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Well, now I’m single and the dating pool here is very ... small. The closest large city is about two hours away. How do I find a good guy to date?

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Breakup misery finally kicked in

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I think that after months of feeling nothing after I broke up with him, my heartbreak is just starting.