03/28/2013 05:16 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Divorce Care Package: 9 Things You Need To Survive Your Split, According To Jennifer Ball

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 divorce@huffingtonpost.com or tweet @HuffPost Divorce

What can a woman depend on to get her through a divorce? According to HuffPost blogger Jennifer Ball, it's simple: a good dog, the love of your kids, Nora Ephron's highly relatable work -- and this guy:

jon hamm

Sigh. Yeah, we get that.

Below, Ball, who blogs regularly about post-split life at The Happy Hausfrau, shares how each item helped her get through her divorce.

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