Can't Help Myself: A Memoir

A disarmingly honest memoir about finding community when you need it the most, by the woman behind The Boston Globe's Love Letters column.

Usually, Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein is the woman with the answers, on all matters of the heart--how to cope with dating fatigue and infidelity, work romances, heartache and heartbreak. But when her mother is diagnosed with cancer, she finds herself in need of insight and wisdom, just like her readers. As she searches for responses to their concerns, she's surprised to discover not only answers to her own, but also an incredible family of wise and caring individuals who have enriched her life as much as, if not more than, her column has theirs.

CAN'T HELP MYSELF is the extraordinary (and often hilarious) story of a single woman navigating love and loss, and a moving and poignant portrait of an amazing community of big-hearted, love-seeking allies.

Meredith Goldstein is an advice columnist and entertainment reporter for The Boston Globe as well as the host of the Love Letters podcast. In 2009, she began writing Love Letters, which inspired her memoir/essay collection, CAN'T HELP MYSELF. Meredith was raised in Maryland, and lives in Boston with a David Bowie doll and a full-size cotton candy machine.

ISBN: 9781455543762

ISBN-10: 9781455543762

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Publication Date: 04/02/2019 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/02/2019 - 12:00am

Pages: 256

Language: English


Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

Family & Relationships / Love & Romance

Biography & Autobiography / Women