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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I’m sick of dating

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I mean, at what point does it become actual insanity? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.

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We love each other, but I’m doing all the planning and paying

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I plan the dates, I organize our events, I pay for almost all of it, even. I’m independent, but I wish he would just initiate something.

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He doesn’t have a car

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He’s smart and sweet ... and he has no car and works full-time as a bartender, which means he’s around a lot of “partying,” which he’s told me himself.

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Should I enjoy him until I graduate?

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Something that’s preventing me from moving forward is the fact that we go to a tiny college and I see him every single day.