All those guides for how to say "I do", you'd think there'd be way more advice on how to undo it.
"Why is EVERYONE creating so much DRAMA?" -The Hot Mess Who Both Smelt It And Dealt It, usually
There is "what might be technically owed" and "what is realistic and workable now." In general, don't try to extract the former at the expense of the latter with people you'd like to stay friends with.
Soft rejections, mixing finances, and a primer for dealing with loaded questions.
Introducing The Mug of Perpetually Being Mad At You
Content note/reminder that describing bigotry accurately sometimes includes examples. Followed by the usual reminders that boundaries are more about deciding what you will do than about what you can convince other people to do.
When fear of over-committing meets terror of letting other people down, that's where you'll find me and way more than one of you, if my inbox is any indication.
If you don't know what to say, revert to first principles: Something is probably better than nothing.
I believe the classic phrase is "don't set yourself on fire to keep somebody else warm."
"Say, Old Bean, it was really fun to have sex for a while, but I'm going to need you to find a new topic of conversation."