Commentary

Opinion pieces that have appeared in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The American Spectator, and The New York Sun.

Marco Takes Minnesota and Finally Confronts a Dangerous Donald Trump

March 7, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Algemeiner

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Marco Rubio won the Minnesota Republican caucus on Tuesday — his first win in a bruising evening and primary season.

For the past several days, Rubio has taken the fight to Donald Trump. In doing so, I believe that Rubio...

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Rubio Comes Out Swinging

February 26, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Algemeiner

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US Senator Marco Rubio was cool as a cucumber, appropriately aggressive, and sharp as a tack in Thursday’s Republican presidential debate.

In his spontaneous responses to moderators’ questions and to Donald...

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Hillary’s Woes Show That Young Women ‘Get’ Feminism

February 18, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Margaret Thatcher. Golda Meir. Angela Merkel. Indira Gandhi.

Most of us don’t recall the names of these women’s husbands. Surely they had help from mentors, as all successful people do — but they got to the top...

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Solving The Great Valentine’s Day Dilemmas

February 14, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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What do New York City women — and men — want for Valentine’s Day?

For singles in the uncertain hinterland of early-stage dating, trying to figure out what is reasonable to do or expect can be downright...

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Dating and Politics — A Perilous Mix

November 6, 2015

by Heather Robinson

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From New York Post

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Do political opposites attract?

Or is there a red America and a blue America when it comes to love — especially heading into a presidential election year?

Most of the two dozen New York City singles interviewed for this...

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It’s Too Easy Being Single in New York

September 11, 2015

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Is fall a good time to focus on finding the right life partner in New York City?

Do the shortening days and hint of crispness in the evening air, with the whiff of upcoming holidays, make some singles —...

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New York Guys Flee ‘Trainwreck’ Women

August 3, 2015

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

It’s the oldest piece of dating advice in the world: Everyone enjoys the life of the party, but no one wants to take her home. But is it still true in 2015?

In her hit film “Trainwreck,” comedienne Amy Schumer...

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Why New York Women Wish They Lived in the ‘Mad Men’ Era

May 15, 2015

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

The final episode of AMC’s “Mad Men” this Sunday heralds the end of a TV era. The show’s seven seasons covered the turbulent decade from 1960 until 1970, dramatizing changing styles and social mores in the...

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It’s not the bondage, boys: Real ’50 Shades’ date tips

February 22, 2015

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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It’s not about the bondage, it’s about the seduction.

No question, women are flocking to “50 Shades of Grey.” I saw it on the eve of Valentine’s Day in a Murray Hill movie theater packed with enough single women...

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A Modern Orthodox Miracle

November 4, 2014

by Heather Robinson

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For one religious single woman, unmarried motherhood is a gift.

Divorced and childless at 23, each year for the next decade on Rosh HaShanah, Julie Yusupov would walk to her synagogue and, in hopes of one day becoming a mother, say a...

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