Most Helpful Guy
He says he is trying because that keeps you as an option for when he has nothing better to do. He has already let you go. You are the one holding on to him. You need to let him go.
Most Helpful Girl
For starters To me it seems like he is afraid to let you go for the simple fact that u asked him does he want the relationship and he can't just say yes imma move on, he doesn't seem to want to let you go but at the same time he is working so much and you want time but all he can think to say is I'm trying , kinda letting you know he is trying to make some time for you in between his work schedule