I have a close guy friend which I used to like 3 years ago and he didn't like me then so I just realised it on my own and became just friends with him. Now days he keeps messaging me telling me to be with him, that he really likes me and all but I'm just not interested. I even told him that I'm in a casual relationship with someone and I tend to stay faithful... But he goes break it with him and be in a serious relationship with me. I don't know what to do? He's a good friend and I've told him as much as I can without hurting him but he just won't get it. Could someone please give me suggestions?
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He's a good friend? No he's not. A good friend would never encourage you to break off something you're trying to continue with someone else. A good friend would never make you repeat yourself. A good friend would certainly CARE about how you feel, your comfort zone, and your decisions. This is a typical boy that doesn't understand what "No" means. I'ts just all about what he wants, and that lets you know he'd be a terrible boyfriend.
You're going to have to get a little tough, because you've already explained to yourself to him, and he's not getting it. I know you don't want to hurt his feelings, but he's the one pushing it when this could have been so simple. Either don't respond to messages dealing with this topic, or be upfront and tell him you don't think it's cool at all for him to repeatedly pressure you to date him. It's a turn off.
If things get awkward afterward or he becomes silent, or starts fussing, oh well. This was his fault, whereas you were simply sticking up for yourself.0