What does it mean when your partner wants to take things slow?
For instance, it can refer to someones desire to hold off for a certain amount of time before engaging in different kinds of intimate acts, while in other circumstances it can simply mean that someone wants to wait before making a serious commitment.
Why does my boyfriend want to slow things down?
If he wants to slow down a bit, maybe he just wants to ease into commitment. Instead of saying he loves you after three dates (which is crazy), he wants to tell you he likes you and make things official, and then move towards the three big words.