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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She’s e-mailed more than 350 men

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I have e-mailed more than 350 men on the dating site to spark some interest, and nothing ever happens.

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My boyfriend said he was vegetarian like me. His fridge revealed the truth

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He lied about other things, too. Do I trust my gut on this one?

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She’s OK with the breakup, but he’s not

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I feel heartless since I’m not even close to heartbroken or upset, and I don’t know if I should be feeling differently.

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‘I am not sure I want him to come with me’

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For all of his kindness, he does have some aspects of his personality that really conflict with mine.