Love Letters

Hosted ByMeredith Goldstein

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


All Episodes

S3E10: When Should You Have Sex?

If 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.

S3E9: 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.

S3E8: Mom’s New Boyfriend

As 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.

S3E7: Writing on the Wall

What 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.

S3E6: 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.

S3E5: Leave the Light On

Marlee and John’s relationship got serious fast after an a-ha moment at a Michigan bar. They got married and built a local arts community together. Ultimately, their marriage didn’t last. But their relationship did. Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

S3E4: Eat, Pray, Love, Eat

One night on a dark dance floor, Douglass Williams bumped into the woman who would change his life. Not just because they went on to get married and start a family together. She gave him a lifelong gift — one he didn’t know he was looking for … Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

Check out Hot and Bothered

Meredith was the special guest on this recent episode of “Hot and Bothered,” a podcast about reading – and writing – romance novels. Hear Meredith talk with host Vanessa Zoltan about paranormal romance and what we can learn from vampires, ghouls, and fairies in love. Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

S3E3: Too Big to Fail

Anna Sale, host of the podcast Death, Sex & Money, talks about the time a stressful couch purchase forced her and her boyfriend to reexamine their relationship. In time, they learned how to talk about money, and how to share a life together … Have a story of your own? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

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