When One Person Ends a Relationship, You Don’t Get to Dictate the Terms

Just because you want things to go a certain way for your benefit doesn’t mean they will.

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

There’s a lot of talk about closure when it comes to ending relationships, whether you’re the one doing the ending or not. What I don’t see a lot of discussion about is how going after closure…




We publish essays, and poetry about sex, sexuality and erotic relationships.

Recommended from Medium

Its too Easy!

‘I Can’t Go. I Have Work.’

Man at work vacuuming

Staying Single and Sane

Long distance for one.

Expert Speed Dating Tips for Men that Work Like a Charm

How to not be a dick to your single friends & family this holiday

Hers: I always wanted to start a lifestyle blog but did not know what I would write about.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Demeter Delune

Demeter Delune

Audacious. An educator who loves to talk about sexuality, relationships, and give advice. Let’s work together demeterdelune@gmail.com

More from Medium

How to Maintain a Powerful Connection When You’re Forced Apart

The Pudgy Belly Revolution

To Whom Shall I Give My Love?

I’m Not A Perfect Wife — And I Never Will Be