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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What should we know before moving for love?

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I know people suggest talking finances and children before considering marriage, but what do you suggest talking about before trying again and moving for love?

‘The Donkey Show’ lowers the mirror ball

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After 10 years, the party’s just about over for ART’s Shakespeare-Studio 54 mashup.

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Should I hook up with my ex?

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... should I just say “whatever” and have fun?

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A spooky dating tale: Ghosted and then zombied

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What do you do when a onetime date, who had pulled a vanishing act, reappears suddenly?