Oh damn CM, you just made me cry. I wish we could all raise our girls to be so sure of what they deserve in life. *sniff*
OP - Breaks can either be what needs to happen so you can be together long term, or what should happen so you can get your life back.
If you are having a break because one or both of you need to grow up a bit, then the possibility of you getting back together may be there as you may grow back together.
If there are inherent behaviours to a person that will have you stabbing them with a fork sooner rather than later, then leaving is the healthier thing to do emotionally.
In the second instance its a good life lesson to take with you. You have taught yourself to not just 'put up with it' just to be with anyone. You have taught yourself that you as a person DO matter.
OP, have you looked at counselling for yourself or marriage counselling for both of you. Sometimes, just an independant 3rd partys voice can help.
Edited by JustBeige, 14 December 2012 - 08:43 AM.