You may have been going too fast for him.
He may feel like the moment the both of you got into a relationship, everything seemed to accelerate in pace.
He may not want that at this time.
He may just want the both of you to take things easy.
This can happen sometimes in a brand new relationship.
Two people get into a relationship only to find that one of them in the union wants more a bit too soon.
It may be way too soon for all that.
The other partner becomes nervous and suggests that they take it slow.
You may not be aware that you have been doing this.
You may believe that due to the fact that you are both in a relationship, everything you have been doing is perfectly fine.
However, this may not be the case.
If you suddenly want to start taking a lot more of your partner’s time than they are used to or willing to give, this can lead your partner to want to take it slow.
If you suddenly want to be involved in everything that your partner is engaged in from your partner’s private conversations to their hobbies, your partner may want to take it slow.
If you are pressuring your partner to do certain activities with you simply because they should, your partner may want to take it slow.
If you are constantly watching your partner’s social media activity and pestering them about certain people they interact with online, your partner may want to take it slow.
In essence, your partner may feel like you have simply dipped your hand in way too many pots.
You are not only being too nosy and overbearing but you are essentially interfering in their daily life.
They may feel like you are making them your property.
They may feel like you are keeping tabs on them at all times.
Be honest with yourself.
Does anything I have just described pertain to what you have been doing?
Again, it is very easy for this sort of thing to happen in newly formed relationships.
One partner simply takes it too far.
They don’t allow the relationship to breathe.
They get too involved and become overbearing.
With all this said, if you believe that none of this kind of behavior pertains to you, your partner may have told you that he wants to take it slow because he is unsure about the durability of the relationship.
There may be a part of him that is worried about something.
You may have said or done something recently that made him doubt the future or foundation of the relationship.
He may still want to be with you but he is not on as solid a footing as he once was.
Hence, he needs more time just to ensure that said occurrence doesn’t happen again.
In a scenario like this, you could ask him if he has an issue with something.
It may have been something you said in passing or did.
If he tells you what it is, the both of you can work to fix it.