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

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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?

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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

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

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How long can we just flirt?

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Relationship advice from Meredith Goldstein.