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As the author of The Successful Single Mom series, Honoree Corder has helped countless divorcés navigate the challenges of post-split life. So what helped the HuffPost Divorce blogger get through her own split? Below, Corder shares her post-divorce life savers, from reality TV, to the purchase she jokingly referred to as "wolf repellent" for its ability to ward off interested men.
"'What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.' I kept thinking, I must be getting really strong!"
"'Cry' by Faith Hill. I knew every word to every song on her album."
The TV Show
"'The Biggest Loser.' So inspired to find out what I was made of, too, by watching the contestants."
"Chocolate at any temperature (ice cream, bars, hot chocolate). Chocolate just makes everything better. I was (and still am) a big fan of sushi followed by shoe shopping."
"Eating chocolate. ;)"
"I bought a BMW X-5 and a new diamond ring (which I nicknamed 'wolf repellent' so men wouldn't bother me). :)"
"What helped me the most during my divorce was my girlfriend, Alisa McAfee, who had gone through the same situation. We had girls similar in age, in the same grade, and we forged a really wonderful friendship that is still strong to this day. Here we are promoting my book, <em>The Successful Single Mom</em>, on a local show in Las Vegas."
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