Love Letters

25 EpisodesProduced by The Boston GlobeWebsite

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

25 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Season 3 Trailer: How Do You Know?

September 10th, 2019


How do you know when it’s true love? When to sleep together for the first time? When to leave someone? This season of Love Letters, Boston Globe …

Introducing The Moment (from Wondery)

August 27th, 2019


Here’s a clip of a new show called The Moment, from our friends at Wondery. The Moment, hosted by newly engaged comedian and actress Ingrid Haas, tells stories about love, relationships, and dating in a fun, comedic …

Bonus Episode: Finding Love in the Comments

July 16th, 2019


In this bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein talks to two people who met their partners in online communities — including one who found love in the …

Bonus Episode: Love Letters Live

June 25th, 2019


Meredith Goldstein and special guests take the stage at the Comedy Studio at Bow Market, in Somerville, Mass. Email us at

S2E10: Extreme Love

June 4th, 2019


How do you build a relationship with someone who saved your life? In the final episode of Season 2, Meredith Goldstein shares stories of love that …

S2E9: Benchwarming

May 21st, 2019


If you’re dating, it’s a thing you hear a lot: A good way to meet someone is to take a class or join a social activity. Like playing on a co-ed …

S2E8: Carpe Diem (or Matt Dorfman)

May 7th, 2019


To find a partner, sometimes you’ve just gotta grab the moment. This is something Meredith Goldstein knows all too well. Because that guy she liked …

S2E7: Going for Broke

April 23rd, 2019


Meeting someone takes work, time, and commitment. It can also take money. Sometimes a lot. In Episode 7, Meredith Goldstein explores what we spend on …

S2E6: Beware the Fairy Tales

April 9th, 2019


Everybody wants a meet-cute story. It’s like we’ve all watched so many rom-coms that anything less feels like a letdown. But what does a meet-cute …

S2E5: A Spark in the Darkness

March 26th, 2019


Trust. Intimacy. Affection. They’re all key ingredients to a healthy romantic relationship. But what happens when pain, trauma, and memory get in the …

S2E4: What Fresh Hell Is This?

March 12th, 2019


Dating can feel like a second full-time job. You feel like you have to constantly check the apps, update your profiles, and swipe on new faces, lest …

S2E3: Single? Live Here!

February 26th, 2019


Does where you live affect your dating life? Would it be easier to find a partner if you lived in another city? Meredith Goldstein investigates these …

S2E2: Take It Up with H.R.

February 12th, 2019


Meredith Goldstein tells the story of one of the riskier work crushes she’s come across. Because, really, what’s riskier than falling in love with …

S2E1: ‘He Doesn’t Look Odious’

February 12th, 2019


In the first episode of the new season, Meredith Goldstein asks: Whatever happened to the good old-fashioned set-up? She talks to two friends with …

Season 2 Trailer: How Do You Meet Someone?

January 29th, 2019


On Season 2 of Love Letters, Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein tackles one of love’s fundamental questions: How do you meet someone? …

Season 1 Trailer: Getting Over It

January 18th, 2019


Is a breakup the end of something, or only the beginning? In Season One of Love Letters, Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein explores …

S E1: Bonus Episode: Camp Love

August 29th, 2018


In this special bonus episode of Love Letters, Meredith explores camp love and the end-of-summer goodbyes that inevitably follow. Summer romances can …

S1E8: The Friend Zone

May 8th, 2018


Some people believe that establishing a friendship with your ex is the true sign you’ve moved on from the relationship. It’s not always that simple, though. In the final episode of Season One, Meredith explores …

S1E7: You've Got to Keep Living

May 1st, 2018


Can you really get back together after a breakup? Does harboring that hope prevent you from moving on? Meredith tackles these often-asked questions …

S1E6: The Night I Became Roy Orbison

April 24th, 2018


Meredith explores the healing power of music after a breakup. A lovelorn actress walks into a karaoke bar -- and finally finds peace. Hit songwriter Bonnie Hayes explains the universality of a good song. And a master …

S1E5: 'I Feel Like It Was Fate'

April 17th, 2018


The impulse to reinvent after a breakup can be strong. We want to run and chop our hair off. Or change careers. Or maybe climb a mountain. Meredith …

S1E4: For Coffee, in Paris

April 10th, 2018


So much evaporates after a breakup -- the sweet texts, the lazy brunches, the shared Hulu account you both used for the “The Handmaid’s Tale.” But …

S1E3: Cloudy with a Chance of Breakup

April 3rd, 2018


The worst kinds of breakups are the murky ones. You think maybe you've been dumped, but you’re not totally sure. Or you know you’ve been dumped but still have so many questions, starting with: Why? Meredith learns the …

S1E2: Don't Look at the Cupcakes

March 27th, 2018


Breaking up was easier before social media. Not the emotional part -- that was always hard -- but the mechanics of it. You broke up and just avoided each other at the mall. Today, disentangling is … complicated. Photos …

S1E1: Getting Under to Get Over

March 20th, 2018


It’s common advice after a breakup: The best way to get over an ex is to get under someone new. But does it work? Is rebound sex empowering, or does …

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