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Love Letters

The Boston Globe

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Love Letters

Love Letters

The Boston Globe

232
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1.6K
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A single, burning question about love and relationships, every season. Explored through stories. Hosted by Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein.

Latest Episodes

Bonus: Love in the Time of Corona

EIs he using the lockdown to ghost? Is it a good time to text your ex? Meredith invites her sister, Brette, onto the show to dish out advice to letter-writers dealing with pandemic-related relationship problems. Plus, their friend Nicole offers an intimate look at what it's like to date on FaceTime. How has COVID-19 affected your relationship? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

46 MINAPR 16
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Bonus: Love in the Time of Corona

Bonus: Take Me to 'The Lake House'

Meredith Goldstein talks to Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr about what to watch during stressful times, why people are drawn to disaster flicks, and the best rom-coms to screen right now -- including a Keanu Reeves-Sandra Bullock classic. What are you watching? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

31 MINAPR 2
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Bonus: Take Me to 'The Lake House'

Check out Motherhood Sessions from Gimlet

Introducing Motherhood Sessions, a podcast from our friends at Gimlet. Motherhood Sessions features emotionally honest conversations about being a mom. In this episode, Dr. Alexandra Sacks sits down with a couple that hasn’t had sex in more than two years. On the surface, it seems like the birth of their son was the main cause of their loss of intimacy. But as Dr. Sacks digs deeper, it turns out that the couples’ sexual issues pre-date their child.

23 MINMAR 17
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Bonus: Jia Tolentino on Not Getting Married

EJia Tolentino, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of the essay collection "Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion," joins Meredith to talk about how she knew she didn't want to get married. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

23 MINMAR 10
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Bonus: Jia Tolentino on Not Getting Married

#11 My Year of Magical Selfhood

ELisa was just 34 when her husband died suddenly of a heart condition. As she came to terms with her grief, she confronted questions she never thought she’d have to answer: How do you know when to move past mourning and date new people? How do you know you’re ready? … Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

34 MINFEB 4
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#11 My Year of Magical Selfhood

#10 When Should You Have Sex?

EIf you want a new relationship to last, how long should you wait to sleep together? There’s an old adage that says three dates. But is that right? In today’s episode, we explore three takes on this question. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

26 MINJAN 21
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#10 When Should You Have Sex?

#9 A Hollywood Arrangement

Huda always knew her marriage would be supervised by her family. She accepted that, but she pined for romance: She wanted a love story worthy of the American rom-coms she grew up on. The question was, could she have both?... Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

32 MINJAN 7
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#9 A Hollywood Arrangement

#8 Mom's New Boyfriend

EAs a newly single mom, Lauren had to wrestle with two big questions. First, when to start dating again. Second, how and when to introduce her daughter to the men she was seeing. For Lauren -- and for anyone trying to date while raising kids -- the stakes can be quite high. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

32 MIN2019 DEC 17
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#8 Mom's New Boyfriend

#7 Writing on the Wall

EWhat do pierced nipples and “Silent Night” have in common? In today’s stories, both were signs that a relationship had run its course. Jordan had to accept that his marriage was over. Allison had to listen to her gut. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

28 MIN2019 DEC 3
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#7 Writing on the Wall

#6 Friends (Without) Benefits

Sometimes friendship is just friendship, and sometimes it’s meant to be more. But how do you know? Aubrey spent years trying to figure that out with a guy she calls The Singer. Could she learn to be comfortable with ambiguity? … Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

21 MIN2019 NOV 19
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#6 Friends (Without) Benefits

Latest Episodes

Bonus: Love in the Time of Corona

EIs he using the lockdown to ghost? Is it a good time to text your ex? Meredith invites her sister, Brette, onto the show to dish out advice to letter-writers dealing with pandemic-related relationship problems. Plus, their friend Nicole offers an intimate look at what it's like to date on FaceTime. How has COVID-19 affected your relationship? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

46 MINAPR 16
Comments
Bonus: Love in the Time of Corona

Bonus: Take Me to 'The Lake House'

Meredith Goldstein talks to Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr about what to watch during stressful times, why people are drawn to disaster flicks, and the best rom-coms to screen right now -- including a Keanu Reeves-Sandra Bullock classic. What are you watching? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

31 MINAPR 2
Comments
Bonus: Take Me to 'The Lake House'

Check out Motherhood Sessions from Gimlet

Introducing Motherhood Sessions, a podcast from our friends at Gimlet. Motherhood Sessions features emotionally honest conversations about being a mom. In this episode, Dr. Alexandra Sacks sits down with a couple that hasn’t had sex in more than two years. On the surface, it seems like the birth of their son was the main cause of their loss of intimacy. But as Dr. Sacks digs deeper, it turns out that the couples’ sexual issues pre-date their child.

23 MINMAR 17
Comments
Check out Motherhood Sessions from Gimlet

Bonus: Jia Tolentino on Not Getting Married

EJia Tolentino, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of the essay collection "Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion," joins Meredith to talk about how she knew she didn't want to get married. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

23 MINMAR 10
Comments
Bonus: Jia Tolentino on Not Getting Married

#11 My Year of Magical Selfhood

ELisa was just 34 when her husband died suddenly of a heart condition. As she came to terms with her grief, she confronted questions she never thought she’d have to answer: How do you know when to move past mourning and date new people? How do you know you’re ready? … Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

34 MINFEB 4
Comments
#11 My Year of Magical Selfhood

#10 When Should You Have Sex?

EIf you want a new relationship to last, how long should you wait to sleep together? There’s an old adage that says three dates. But is that right? In today’s episode, we explore three takes on this question. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

26 MINJAN 21
Comments
#10 When Should You Have Sex?

#9 A Hollywood Arrangement

Huda always knew her marriage would be supervised by her family. She accepted that, but she pined for romance: She wanted a love story worthy of the American rom-coms she grew up on. The question was, could she have both?... Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

32 MINJAN 7
Comments
#9 A Hollywood Arrangement

#8 Mom's New Boyfriend

EAs a newly single mom, Lauren had to wrestle with two big questions. First, when to start dating again. Second, how and when to introduce her daughter to the men she was seeing. For Lauren -- and for anyone trying to date while raising kids -- the stakes can be quite high. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

32 MIN2019 DEC 17
Comments
#8 Mom's New Boyfriend

#7 Writing on the Wall

EWhat do pierced nipples and “Silent Night” have in common? In today’s stories, both were signs that a relationship had run its course. Jordan had to accept that his marriage was over. Allison had to listen to her gut. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

28 MIN2019 DEC 3
Comments
#7 Writing on the Wall

#6 Friends (Without) Benefits

Sometimes friendship is just friendship, and sometimes it’s meant to be more. But how do you know? Aubrey spent years trying to figure that out with a guy she calls The Singer. Could she learn to be comfortable with ambiguity? … Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

21 MIN2019 NOV 19
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#6 Friends (Without) Benefits
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