Reasons can be numerous:
All lies, sometimes when a guy is having a hard time he feels he is dragging you down with him. guys want to think they're taking care of you and they need to be in a state to do that, its not your fault.
(Contributed by Bret S.)- That is a good answer ^ but jsut as much as it can mean that, it can also mean hes lettign you down lightly, he might just like you as a friend, and trying to get back down to that type of relationship slowly. And as for answer above mine, he might actually not think that, he could just be having issues in his life, I have a lot in mine, I know I wouldn't drag my g/f down with me, I would avoid that, but I might just really need time to sort things out...
I agree and to simply add on as a male i feel like I need a break as of right now.
I told her plain and simple my parents are getting a divorce. Im trying to graduate from high school with honors. Im trying to put myself on to colleges for Baseball and football. And I just need some space because Im stressed and I'm taking it out on you. So we need to take a break to give me a chance to calm down.
If your boyfriend has told you that he wants to "break it off", typically it means that your boyfriend wants to end the romantic relationship that he has with you.
If he wants a break, give a him a break. Break his friendship.
It means that he just wants to take time for himself to think about what he wants in your guys relationship. It doesnt't mean hes breaking up with you, he just needs a break.
When he no longer wants to be around you.
There isn't much you can do if your boyfriend has made up his mind to break up with you, but he should at least tell you why he wants to break up. Sit down with him and ask him why.
it means he wants to break up with u
Well it might either mean he wants to talk to you about why you two broke up, or maybe he wants to get back together with you.
mabe he still has feelings for you but just wanted a break for a while
It means that he wants your opinion on what you do together, rather than make plans for himself which you may not enjoy.
Dump him before he dumps you.
I'm sorry to tell you, your boyfriend is trying to break-up with you. He is either trying to let you down easy, or he is trying to keep you available to get back together with if he gets lonely.
It takes two to keep a relationship together. If he is as busy as you and wants to keep your relationship together as much as you do then being busy will not break you apart.