This behavior is passive aggressive and your loved one will probably get caught by one of your friends. Magicians should be left for the magic show, not for your relationship.
If your needs aren’t being met or if you’ve found someone else, don’t leave someone hanging or just stop calling.
Instead of spending time being stuck in a rut (that remind you of what you’re trying to forget), get creative and do something new!
Just know that as long as YOU are ok with the decision, it’s ok if your partner is not.
If you’re thinking of ending your relationship, consider these tips: Read more about breaking up safely here.
If a relationship runs its course, be a grown-up about it.
Agree together that it’s time to move on, or talk about what needs of yours need addressing to move together to the next stage.