Remember, too, why working is so important. It's not only that it can rebuild you psychologically and give you a team of people who care about you and value your work. It also provides health benefits and retirement savings, crucial elements that will make your life better down the road.
Being suddenly single is scary, and sometimes the last thing you might want to do is have to deal with an office full of coworkers all day. Getting back to work, though, can shore up your self-esteem. And there is nothing quite like bringing home a paycheck of your own and not having to rely on anyone else.