Quoting snglemama:" everyone is different, and don't let anyone make you feel guilty for your decisions. I started dating ... [snip!] ... it legally. I was ready... I don't regret it. do what you want, life is too short to live it based on other's expectations"
This is exactly how it was. I think I was done like a year ago, but I stuck with him for my kids and because I had no place else to go. But I didn't love him and I just went through the motions of it all.
I have been on anti-depressants for 3 years thinking I was just depressed. I think the biggest factor to my unhappiness was my marriage. I feel so at ease right now.