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Chelsea Handler ended her one-year relationship with Jo Koy because "you can't alter a person inherently."

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The former "Chelsea Lately" anchor opened up about her separation on the "We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle" podcast Thursday. She claimed she had to quit the relationship to save herself from breaking from bending too much.

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"Bend for others. Learn to compromise. It's good to discover public love. … Handler, 47, said Jo needs it.

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The "Life Will Be the Death of Me" author admits she "bent so far" before reaching "a line."

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"I'm proud of myself because I didn't cross that line," she said, adding they split up a month before revealing it.

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Handler explained how hard she's worked to process her trauma via counselling and meditation and said Koy,51, wasn't meeting her halfway.

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“I understand wanting to avoid that, the avoidance of wanting to look in with that,” she said. “I believe I'm at a position in my life where I have to be with someone who is where I'm at with that.

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The "Chelsea" star noted in her social media post that Koy "needed to hear those words"

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"Nobody cheated. She explained, "It didn't work out." "I tried everything, but it didn't work. I wanted everyone to know this isn't me. This is the first relationship I've ended feeling like an adult.”

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Handler praised "Easter Sunday" star with reinvigorating her stand-up comedy passion and sparking a new book.

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