ROLEPLAY When to tell your partner you are done?

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Borealis

the best partner ever!
Roleplay Invitations
One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light, Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week
My Usual Online Time
It's erratic.
Writing Levels
Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I'm fine with both
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Horror, Action, Romance, Adventure
Genre You DON'T Like
Modern, Realism
#1
One of my partners has several roleplays with me, and we play all different characters. At first, it was fine because the person tagged me very often, but shortly after December the replies became nonexistent and I find myself bored.

I keep my inbox tidy, I delete roleplays that are no longer valid and delete messages that are longer than a month between replies for regular messages.

I've told the person a few times that I am more than fine with dropping a few, if not all but two of our roleplays. They refuse to drop, but they also refuse to tag.

I feel like low key leaving the conversations and if they says anything, I'll just tell them I'm done waiting.

I feel like they feel guilty but dont want to be an asshole, but I'm okay with it lol
 
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day
My Usual Online Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Probably a mix. When I GM I tend to prefer mostly aggressive, but with input from my players. I like to offer ideas and receive them. I don't like when people just take the reins and run with it though...especially in a 1x1.
Favorite Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Genre You DON'T Like
Anime. Ever. Just not my jam.

Smut. Romance as a main plot. Horror. Grimdark.
#2
Okay. Here's the thing. Roleplay is a hobby. It's meant for fun. When you're no longer having fun, it becomes a chore. At no point should you ever be making yourself uncomfortable about wanting to drop something if it's not working out.

I'm assuming you gave it your best shot and that you discusses possible changes to work out the kinks... If that didn't work than you're well within your right to tell the other player you're gonna call it. They can keep posting if they want, but in the end they can only really reply if you do. Eventually, they'll figure out that you were serious and move on.
 

Borealis

the best partner ever!
Roleplay Invitations
One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light, Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week
My Usual Online Time
It's erratic.
Writing Levels
Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I'm fine with both
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Horror, Action, Romance, Adventure
Genre You DON'T Like
Modern, Realism
#3
Okay. Here's the thing. Roleplay is a hobby. It's meant for fun. When you're no longer having fun, it becomes a chore. At no point should you ever be making yourself uncomfortable about wanting to drop something if it's not working out.

I'm assuming you gave it your best shot and that you discusses possible changes to work out the kinks... If that didn't work than you're well within your right to tell the other player you're gonna call it. They can keep posting if they want, but in the end they can only really reply if you do. Eventually, they'll figure out that you were serious and move on.
The only problem is that we are more than just roleplay friends. We talk on discord frequently, and he mentions that he will tag me or he is working on it. So, idk.
 
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day
My Usual Online Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Probably a mix. When I GM I tend to prefer mostly aggressive, but with input from my players. I like to offer ideas and receive them. I don't like when people just take the reins and run with it though...especially in a 1x1.
Favorite Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Genre You DON'T Like
Anime. Ever. Just not my jam.

Smut. Romance as a main plot. Horror. Grimdark.
#4
The only problem is that we are more than just roleplay friends. We talk on discord frequently, and he mentions that he will tag me or he is working on it. So, idk.
Sounds like you need to just be as honest and straight forward as possible. Tell him you aren't feeling it and that you'd like to drop the entire thing. Explain that it's not something you wanna pursue again or pick up later and you won't be replying to it anymore. It'll probably hurt his feelings... I've been there, myself... with friends, too. But eventually you get past it.

Is it a case where you could start something else to maybe soften the blow?
 

Borealis

the best partner ever!
Roleplay Invitations
One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light, Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week
My Usual Online Time
It's erratic.
Writing Levels
Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I'm fine with both
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Horror, Action, Romance, Adventure
Genre You DON'T Like
Modern, Realism
#5
We have like 8 roleplays together, lol. So, that's why I offered to keep our longest ones.
 
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day
My Usual Online Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Probably a mix. When I GM I tend to prefer mostly aggressive, but with input from my players. I like to offer ideas and receive them. I don't like when people just take the reins and run with it though...especially in a 1x1.
Favorite Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Genre You DON'T Like
Anime. Ever. Just not my jam.

Smut. Romance as a main plot. Horror. Grimdark.
#6
We have like 8 roleplays together, lol. So, that's why I offered to keep our longest ones.
And he's only replying to those right now? Or all of them?

Or is it that you're wanting to drop them all, now? Sounds to me like he's really just not respecting your wishes... As long as you were clear, I see no reason why you can't tell him outright that it's not working. And if he continues to push, just gotta stop replying and remind him you said you weren't going to anymore.
 

Borealis

the best partner ever!
Roleplay Invitations
One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light, Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week
My Usual Online Time
It's erratic.
Writing Levels
Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I'm fine with both
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Horror, Action, Romance, Adventure
Genre You DON'T Like
Modern, Realism
#7
He doesnt respond to any of them, when he does it takes over a month and some of then I haven't even bothered to reply to due to lack of interest and knowing it will take him over a month to reply.
 
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day
My Usual Online Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Probably a mix. When I GM I tend to prefer mostly aggressive, but with input from my players. I like to offer ideas and receive them. I don't like when people just take the reins and run with it though...especially in a 1x1.
Favorite Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Genre You DON'T Like
Anime. Ever. Just not my jam.

Smut. Romance as a main plot. Horror. Grimdark.
#8
He doesnt respond to any of them, when he does it takes over a month and some of then I haven't even bothered to reply to due to lack of interest and knowing it will take him over a month to reply.
Might just be a case then where he'll get it eventually, but it'll take until there's nothing left to reply to. If he asks, it's best just to tell him the truth about why you stopped responding and go from there.
 

Borealis

the best partner ever!
Roleplay Invitations
One on One Roleplays, Private Convo Roleplays
Posting Speed
Speed of Light, Several Posts a Day, A Few Posts A Day, One Post a Day, A Few Posts a Week
My Usual Online Time
It's erratic.
Writing Levels
Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I'm fine with both
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Horror, Action, Romance, Adventure
Genre You DON'T Like
Modern, Realism
#9
Thanks
 
Roleplay Invitations
Not Taking RP Invites at this Time
Posting Speed
Several Posts a Day
My Usual Online Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Probably a mix. When I GM I tend to prefer mostly aggressive, but with input from my players. I like to offer ideas and receive them. I don't like when people just take the reins and run with it though...especially in a 1x1.
Favorite Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Genre You DON'T Like
Anime. Ever. Just not my jam.

Smut. Romance as a main plot. Horror. Grimdark.
#10