If there’s ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it’s during the divorce process. That’s why we launched our Divorce Care Package series. With each post, we’ll show you what things — books, movies, recipes — helped others relieve stress in the midst of divorce, in the hopes that a few of their picks will serve you well too. Want to share what got you through your divorce? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Like many divorcées, Trish Sammer's finances took a hit after she split from her husband in 2010. Still, a tight budget wasn't going to keep the Philadelphia-based mom from living life to the fullest -- even if she had to do it on the cheap.
Below, Sammer, who was married for eight years, shares five things that helped her embrace life again after divorce.