5. They’ll start to pull back slowly
They don’t want to ran this relationship anymore. So it’s not necessary that they’ll pull a full-on-ghost on you. But maybe just show the possibility of pulling one soon enough. You need to pay attention on them that what they are doing. This isn’t really a good way to leave, but this method is okay if your partner has difficulty in being open and direct. So if you feel like this has started to happen, just accept it. Just be honest with your relationship.