03/24/2015 05:39 pm ET Updated Mar 25, 2015

Repeat This To Yourself When You're Feeling Down About Divorce

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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

The darkest days of Leah Porritt's divorce are behind her now. The school behavior specialist is remarried and recently worked up the courage to blog about what she's learned from co-parenting her child with her ex.

Still, Porritt admits things weren't always so smooth sailing. Those first initial weeks and months after the separation were downright rough. Below, the blogger shares seven things that made life a little more bearable during that time.

What Got Leah Porritt Through Divorce

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