Ex boyfriend said he needs time to think because he is confused about what he wants, and that he can't be in a relationship right now?
What Guys Said 2
I think it can be just about anything. It might not even have anything to do with you. It might be fear of commitment. It might be legitimate concerns. It might be something else going on in his life. He might be second guessing if you are the right person. He might have no idea what he wants from a relationship, or from life as a whole. This might really be about jobs/school/career/family. It could be almost anything.
At that age there are so many things going on. Lots of things are going on and hitting from a bunch of different directions. I suspect that even he doesn't know. I suspect it's part of a bigger picture and he just doesn't know the what/who/where/how of his life. In other words, it may be a phase of asking "who am I and what am I doing with my life?"
When he says he's confused about what he wants, most likely he means it literally. He really doesn't know what he wants, so asking and prying won't get an answer.
As far as what to do. I don't know. I think you just have to have patience and wait. He has to work it out by himself. Maybe let him know that you'll wait, but you won't wait forever. You MIGHT be able to get something out of him, like something he's holding back, but I doubt it. And if you try, it could make matters worse0
What Girls Said 1
Move on its sad but don't be someone's 2nd choice1
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