The practical answer is that you should consult with your agent and explain your situation. There is a status known as "withheld", meaning the listing agreement is in effect, however the property is not longer for sale. Another option is "Hold", which is more of a temporary status (we use when properties are taken off the market for a short period of timel
Your agent is where I would start. If they are not receptive, then their broker would be the next step. The broker has legal ownership of the listing.
Most Realtors will want to make the situation workable.