BDSM can help release stress and anxiety is often a topic that comes up with other kinksters. BDSM is considered taboo and a form of abuse; BDSM participants are often stigmatized as perverted or twisted individuals who act out disturbing fantasies or fetishes. This, of course, is furthest from the truth.
Ending the BDSM relationship or dynamic can be a complicated process. A BDSM dynamic or relationship is so much more profound than your average vanilla relationship.