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Love Letters

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Love Letters

Love Letters

The Boston Globe

238
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1.7K
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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

#3 No Ghosts Allowed

Monica grew up an Air Force brat, moving with her family from base to base in Europe, Asia, and the United States. She never stuck around long enough to make meaningful connections. It wasn't until her 20s that Monica learned an important lesson: Relationships matter, and when they end, you must honor them with a proper goodbye. Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

25 min1 w ago
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#3 No Ghosts Allowed

Listen to Mr. 80 Percent!

EIntroducing Mr. 80 Percent, a new six-part narrative podcast hosted by friend-of-Love-Letters Mark Shanahan. Mr. 80 Percent is a deeply personal, sometimes harrowing, often funny, always true story about Mark’s odyssey with prostate cancer. There’s sex, celebrity cameos, real talk about masculinity, and more sex. Listen to Mr. 80 Percent wherever you get your podcasts, or online at bostonglobe.com/prostate.

25 min2 w ago
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Listen to Mr. 80 Percent!

#2 What Buffy Taught Me About Love

EIan was going through a hard time, but his new boyfriend seemed just right. The guy was cute, and exciting, and didn't make Ian dwell on his problems. But just when Ian needs him most, he reveals his limits as a partner. Turns out, it's a love lesson ripped from the TV show Ian and Meredith share an obsession with: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

24 min3 w ago
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#2 What Buffy Taught Me About Love

#1 Balls to the Wall

EWhen Jenni and Drew hit their 40s, Drew decides to build a ball pit in their house. Not for their kids -- for him. The splurge fulfills a lifelong dream of Drew's, but it also holds a lesson about marriage, self-care at middle age, and learning to live for the moment. Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

25 minSEP 15
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#1 Balls to the Wall

Season 4 Trailer: Love at Any Age

On Season 4 of Love Letters, host Meredith Goldstein explores love at every age — from the first stirrings of teenage infatuation to the hard-won lessons of the golden years. Universal stories about dating and relationships, coming September 15. Email us at loveletters@boston.com or find us on Twitter @lovelettersblog.

2 minSEP 1
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Season 4 Trailer: Love at Any Age

Bonus: The O.G. Quarantine Couple

Kim and Glenn Schryver are experts at coupling in isolation. For more than a dozen years, the Schryvers have managed a remote mountain reservoir in the Rockies of Colorado. They go weeks without seeing anyone but each other. How do they do it? And what can they teach other couples who now find themselves in a similar position? ... For Season 4, we're looking for love lessons at all kinds of ages. Have a story you'd like to share? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

21 minJUN 9
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Bonus: The O.G. Quarantine Couple

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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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
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Bonus: Jia Tolentino on Not Getting Married

Latest Episodes

#3 No Ghosts Allowed

Monica grew up an Air Force brat, moving with her family from base to base in Europe, Asia, and the United States. She never stuck around long enough to make meaningful connections. It wasn't until her 20s that Monica learned an important lesson: Relationships matter, and when they end, you must honor them with a proper goodbye. Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

25 min1 w ago
Comments
#3 No Ghosts Allowed

Listen to Mr. 80 Percent!

EIntroducing Mr. 80 Percent, a new six-part narrative podcast hosted by friend-of-Love-Letters Mark Shanahan. Mr. 80 Percent is a deeply personal, sometimes harrowing, often funny, always true story about Mark’s odyssey with prostate cancer. There’s sex, celebrity cameos, real talk about masculinity, and more sex. Listen to Mr. 80 Percent wherever you get your podcasts, or online at bostonglobe.com/prostate.

25 min2 w ago
Comments
Listen to Mr. 80 Percent!

#2 What Buffy Taught Me About Love

EIan was going through a hard time, but his new boyfriend seemed just right. The guy was cute, and exciting, and didn't make Ian dwell on his problems. But just when Ian needs him most, he reveals his limits as a partner. Turns out, it's a love lesson ripped from the TV show Ian and Meredith share an obsession with: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

24 min3 w ago
Comments
#2 What Buffy Taught Me About Love

#1 Balls to the Wall

EWhen Jenni and Drew hit their 40s, Drew decides to build a ball pit in their house. Not for their kids -- for him. The splurge fulfills a lifelong dream of Drew's, but it also holds a lesson about marriage, self-care at middle age, and learning to live for the moment. Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

25 minSEP 15
Comments
#1 Balls to the Wall

Season 4 Trailer: Love at Any Age

On Season 4 of Love Letters, host Meredith Goldstein explores love at every age — from the first stirrings of teenage infatuation to the hard-won lessons of the golden years. Universal stories about dating and relationships, coming September 15. Email us at loveletters@boston.com or find us on Twitter @lovelettersblog.

2 minSEP 1
Comments
Season 4 Trailer: Love at Any Age

Bonus: The O.G. Quarantine Couple

Kim and Glenn Schryver are experts at coupling in isolation. For more than a dozen years, the Schryvers have managed a remote mountain reservoir in the Rockies of Colorado. They go weeks without seeing anyone but each other. How do they do it? And what can they teach other couples who now find themselves in a similar position? ... For Season 4, we're looking for love lessons at all kinds of ages. Have a story you'd like to share? Email us at loveletters@boston.com.

21 minJUN 9
Comments
Bonus: The O.G. Quarantine Couple

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
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