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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Third wheel in my own home

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They joke my wife’s friend is her “real wife.”

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‘He was an art student’s dream’

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Recently I’ve found myself thinking back to someone who hurt me almost a year ago.

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My fiancé doesn’t know how to be alone

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He has to constantly be with people when I am not around, and then I feel excluded.

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‘He seemed to be everything I wanted’

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Despite saying that he wasn’t getting bored with me and that he definitely wanted to still see me, the times we saw each other became more infrequent.