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This is probably a combination of:

  • the Wi-Fi adapter on your machine, or its driver, not supporting remaining associated with a network when in monitor mode;
  • Apple "helpfully" preventing disconnection from a network by not putting an adapter into monitor mode if it's associated with a network and, apparently, not supplying any packets.

This hack on Apple's part first appeared in Mojave with at least some hardware.