5 Things Your Boyfriend Is Thinking If He’s Hesitant to Propose

3. He thinks an engagement and a wedding are too much work, and wants to put them off.

Many guys are hesitant to take the next step because they focus on the obstacles they have to overcome in order to get married. “My friend warned me about wedding planning. It’s too much work,” mentioned a guy in his 20s. If you’re not dreaming of having a big wedding, and if you know that this is what is holding him back, you could take the pressure off of the both of you by suggesting doing something low-key.