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 eight years. In 2018 she’ll release two books: “Am I Doing It Wrong”, a memoir about writing an advice column (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 tips about local movies, people making great art, and all story ideas about love and relationships.

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A karaoke night crush

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Even though we circulate separately to talk with other people, we always end up talking to each other by the end of the night.

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Should they move in after long-distance?

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He wants to live together, and I am leaning toward it, but I’m worried about taking this step too soon. The two-week periods of living in each other’s apartments were easy, but I don’t know if that means we’re ready.

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His girlfriend’s flirty ‘friend’ is becoming a problem

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“A few months ago, this male friend texted my girlfriend some explicit messages.”

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Getting back into dating at 58

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A divorced woman wants to know how to deal with all these websites and apps; plus, the never-old question of “will they like me?”