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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Should I miss him more?

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The first week was really tough, but since then I’m basically living as I did when I was single — except now I get correspondence every day.

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‘John’ is really good for her but her heart belongs to Rafael

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My parents adore John, but those who know a different side of me (best friend, sister, etc.) think I’m settling.

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My homesick boyfriend said he was moving out, so I gave him a shove

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I was hurt when he said he was returning to his old job back home. Now I worry I forced him out.

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Still thinking about the bartender

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Years ago, I was frequenting a fancy bar with a close female friend and noticed that the bartender was interested in me.