What Guys Said 1
Tell him exactly what you just said, express your fears.Tell him you like him, but if he can't show the same respect about your feelings.That you're going to have to literally cease all communications with him until you're on your feat emotionally again. Don't half-ass it. Full on, no talking, no mentioning. Etc.The only way if he denys your interest in him.
What Girls Said 1
OMG I'm going thru the same thing. I agree with the below. Don't be shy go all out and tell him how you feel, but be prepared for his response. If he's not interested in dating you seriously then cut off ties for awhile.When your ready to be friends then be friends. I know the feeling of wanting to keep the door open but honestly if its meant to be shut then let it shut. I know it seems likes he's the only man on the planet but he's not.If you ignore him for awhile and find new interests you may end up asking yourself why you were ever involved with him in the fist place. As for me I'm taking swimming lessons and working out like an animal