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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John Waters receives lifetime achievement award at Writers Guild Awards

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Also at the celebration: Seth Meyers, Robert Carlock, and Kenneth Lonergan.

Love Letters

She doesn’t want to cancel the wedding

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“He wants to make me happy, yet every time the wedding topic is brought up, he makes it hard on me and is sucking the joy out of something that is supposed to be special.”

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Chad has made her doubt her ability to trust

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Now she’s met this really great guy who is not at all like Chad. She trusts him, but the trouble is, she’s instilled a deep mistrust of men that are romantically interested in her.

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He’s bothered by R-rated video he found on her computer

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She was at a bachelorette party, not doing anything X-rated, but dancing with some strippers in a strip club. I don’t know why, but it’s bothering me.