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‘Did I make a major mistake?’

We were compatible, but she no longer met any of my emotional needs. Yet I question my decision.

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The midterms have affected our relationship

As our relationship continues and the midterms approach, my anxiety over politics and current events has grown.

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Navigating a big breakup

He said he didn’t want to hurt me, but he broke me so bad.

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I want this second try to work

“I’m wondering whether I made the right decision and how to make things better this time around.”

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Should I go to the wedding?

I want to go to that wedding but I do not want to face his friends or his ex-girlfriend. I do not feel welcomed.

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I’m the Oprah of dating advice, but haven’t ever had a relationship

I’m good at helping friends through their relationship dilemmas. I’m not good at finding romance for myself.

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Waiting to leave our spouses

Both of our marriages aren’t the best, but we are both still married to other people.

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‘It all started because of a dream’

‘It all started because of a dream’

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‘I figured if we kept hanging out, she would fall for me’

She wanted their dates to stay casual, he wanted more. Now she’s giving him the silent treatment.

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He wants more time with his kids

Also, he plans a lot of business travel on “my” days so it’s not exactly like I get my 50 percent either way.

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He likes his ‘me time’

He plays games and watches TV shows for hours, and I’m kind of sick of that. I want him to talk to me when I’m with him, even though I have nothing specific I want to talk about.

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What does it mean to go with the flow?

I worked up the courage to ask what he wanted from the relationship, and he said something along the lines of “I don’t know, to go with the flow?”

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‘His mother is a monster’

... [she] has lambasted him with verbal abuse, uninvited him from family holidays, and threatened to cut him off financially ...

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He wants to meet the daughter he gave up to marry me

Twenty years later, he’s having second thoughts about relinquishing his parental rights.

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He keeps a pic of a woman from CrossFit on his phone

He says he downloaded the picture from Facebook.

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Talking to my future mother-in-law about wedding plans

She expressed recently to both of us that she feels like she’s not involved, and I’m not sure how to help that.

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How does one pursue a crush?

Finally there is someone who is interesting; he’s new to my company, single, and I have a crush.

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I like him, but his selfies were misleading

The spark was there, but now I keep finding things to criticize.

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Still thinking about our early breakup

It’s as if I’m not over it. How do you move on from a breakup when you’re still in the relationship?

She wishes we met when we were 29 or 30

I’m a very optimistic person and truly believe that she can reasonably put more effort into our relationship if she wants to.

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All her boyfriend’s BFFs are women he’s had flings with

He’s a photographer and very flirty with other women, which makes her very uncomfortable.

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He doesn’t follow through

He said he’d like to throw me a party, but then he lost his wallet for a few days. I paid for the whole party and he said he’d pay me for half, which he never did.

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I fantasize about others

There are also days when I find myself thinking about . . . other possibilities.

Glenn Weiss used his Emmys acceptance speech to propose to his partner, Jan Svendsen.

Is it ever OK to make a public proposal?

Love Letters advice columnist Meredith Goldstein and Jasmine Guillory, author of “The Proposal,” discuss.

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Advice: Why was it so hard to converse with my ex-girlfriend?

The stuff I find interesting to discuss seemed to bore her to tears.

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I wanted to be part of her family

I was getting into dad mode or at least preparing myself for it one day. I break down at the sight of my nieces and nephews now, remembering what I was working toward and lost.

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Should I risk my career and move for him?

Now that we share the same time zone, the next step should be me moving to his country so we can be together.

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I don’t find my partner attractive anymore

I can’t help but fantasize about having an affair with a more attractive and youthful looking man.

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We’re overwhelmed by grief

Grief is weird. We’ve been walking on egg shells around each other for months. We’re not fighting, we’re just kind of existing.

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I’ve got a huge crush on my husband’s friend

We’re happily married with kids, but this flirtation has been going on for five years.

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Can I meet up with my ex?

I know it’s wrong, but I really just want to be with him for one night and then go on my merry way.

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My mother is fighting with my boyfriend

My mother finally apologized, though perhaps not sincerely. She said, “I’m sorry I hurt you.” My boyfriend does not believe that.

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My friend wants to lose his virginity — with me

Our families are also close, so this won’t be just an uncomplicated summer fling.

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Dating my acquaintance’s ex

Should we decide to make a go of things more officially, how do we handle this with his ex-wife for the best possible amicable outcome for all of us?

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He’s not moving to New York to rebuild their relationship

We broke up, and she’s leaving in two months, but she still wants me to change my mind and commit to joining her.

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‘Stranger Things’ led to more

I shouldn’t have put my head on his shoulder. I shouldn’t have fallen asleep in his arms. I should have spoken up when I felt his lips on the back of my head.

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I vented about my life, and she broke up with me

After almost a year in a serious relationship, she abruptly ended things when he showed his vulnerable side.

‘How do you deal with seeing your ex happy and fulfilled?’

Suddenly, all these feelings of inadequacy came fluttering back — although I KNOW that’s not the truth.

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I want to be there for him during this crisis

He is anguished, and for the past two weeks he’s been texting me and even suggesting getting together. I don’t know if he means as friends or more.

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She said she wasn’t into monogamy anymore

Should I just live my life and work on myself and maybe one day she’ll reach out? Or maybe she won’t. For some reason, I still have hope for us.

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She hasn’t been added to the group text

After the engagement party, I thought that my fiancé would finally have invited me into this group chat. But still nothing.

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He let me believe we were in a relationship

When we’re in the same social situations now, like getting beers after work, he goes to the bar and sits alone instead of joining the group, which makes things awkward for me and our mutual friends.

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Trying to move on after a breakup and a miscarriage

Unfortunately, a few months back, I lost our baby due to a late-term miscarriage. It broke me, and with him being out of arm’s reach, the loss was even harder for the both of us and our relationship.

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Am I stupid to want something serious with a guy getting divorced?

Dating him is great, but he says he’s not ready to make any promises.

Can I keep him around after the breakup?

He has moved out but we still keep in touch and have sex occasionally. My question here is: Should I truly cut him out of my life even though I feel like I am emotionally over him?

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I’m old school and like defined relationships

I’ve decided I want to ask him where we stand. I’m just worried about ruining our awesome friendship if things aren’t mutual!

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

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

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

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

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