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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.

Love Letters The Boston Globe

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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.

    S3E11: My Year of Magical Selfhood

    S3E11: My Year of Magical Selfhood

    Lisa 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 min
    S3E10: When Should You Have Sex?

    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.

    • 26 min
    S3E9: A Hollywood Arrangement

    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.

    • 32 min
    S3E8: Mom's New Boyfriend

    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.

    • 32 min
    S3E7: Writing on the Wall

    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.

    • 26 min
    S3E6: Friends (Without) Benefits

    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.

    • 21 min

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