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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The red flags screamed at me

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I assumed that because he was 40, he’d be a bigger man. How can I move on from this?

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Even after five years as part of a couple, I think of an old crush every day

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Why can’t I get an old flirtation out of my mind?

Listen to episode 1 of the new Love Letters podcast

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It’s common advice: The best way to get over your ex is to get under someone new. But is rebound sex empowering, or does it leave you feeling lonelier? Meredith Goldstein investigates.

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He sent his ex a Valentine’s Day text

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She’s in a different country, so I know he isn’t physically cheating, but I found messages of him saying he “misses her.”