Most Helpful Guy
It's not pathetic... You don't deserve to wait. He thinks he's on top, it's wrong. No girl should ever feel below a man in such things. He is prideful I think. You are better.
Most Helpful Girl
he 100% doesn't have feelings for you at all right now and he can't ever imagine having them again but he doesn't want to hurt you and since you can never predict the future he's trying to save your feelings with some distant obscure idea of the future