All the butterflies and the head rush that are usually there during the beginning of a romantic affair slowly wear off as times goes by and you find yourself wanting to take a step back from all that but not call things off yet. In almost all romantic relationships, the beginning stages are always filled with lots of chemistry and bonding that calls for the need to spend much time together. As time goes by, the feeling of slowing things down kicks in and makes it quite awkward and hard to say it as it might end up into a break-up. This is very normal and should not be a cause of turmoil to you as there are essential guidelines on how you can do that and not end up destroying things between you and the significant other. The following are tips on how to slow things down without having to call things off.
To begin with as you look to slow things down without breaking up, you need to things through. For the fact that you are actually feeling overwhelmed by the whole thing and need to take a breather means that there is a problem somewhere and it needs to be addressed. Take your time and think it through so that you be sure that you are addressing the real issue when you get to address it. If your interests in her have been depleted over time, man up and are open and polite about it so as it be fair too. If you are still interested in being with her then get to establish the real issue and address it directly.
Having thought it over and established the main reason why you want to slow things down, talk it out with her. It us very important that you get to communicate than just talk and exchange words and pleasantries. Expect her get her by what you are telling her and some tears depending with her nature but be quick to reassure her that it’s the pace of things that worries you and not her or the relationship that isn’t fit for you.
Having had the talk and handled the issue, it is appropriate that you get to set boundaries that will help you stop things from pacing up. Other nights and free time, get to spend it with the guys or doing other things that interest you so that you do not feel as if she is all over your face and business.
After all this, you definitely need to be consistent to the boundaries that you set.