Unfortunately, your situation isn't uncommon.
I sincerely hope that things worked out for you and you didn't wind up on the streets. There are a number of services available for women who are displaced because of divorce.
The reality of the situation is that you need to adjust your lifestyle to your income, and if you need to go on public housing, that may be your only bet to receive rent that you can afford and still leave money for food and utilities.
I really wish you the best.
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