Meredith Goldstein

Goldstein is an entertainment reporter and advice columnist for The Boston Globe and Her advice column Love Letters runs daily on and appears in The Boston Globe on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. The Names column, which Goldstein writes with Mark Shanahan, runs Monday through Friday and every Sunday in the paper. She welcomes letters from the lovelorn -- and all tips about celebrities spotted around Boston.

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Golden moment for student rowers

By Eryn Carlson , Globe Correspondent

Newton native Gevvie Stone and two of her Olympic gold-medal teammates worked with youngsters in the Let’s Row Boston program before the Head of the Charles Regatta.

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Love Letters

Who gets the dog?

By , Globe Staff

It was given to me as a gift, however he pays the vet bills. So if we break up, who keeps the dog?

Love Letters

Should he send another text?

By , Globe Staff

I’m back in town now and have thought about sending a final communiqué basically laying it out bare: “I’m still interested. I interpreted your last text as you’re not, but want to be sure.”