You’re stuck. You’re faced with a situation you don’t know which way you should go.
You’re not sure if you are ready to choose “Yes” and move forward or to wait a little until you feel more ready.
Or at least, when you feel that the timing is right.
The Middle Ground
Inevitably, you’ve taken the middle ground. It’s not a “Yes now”, and it does not seem like a “No” either. It’s quite the safe place.