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You have your Answer, @livelife1018, from this Honest John and rather than give you the rambling runaround, he told you straight out that 'He isn't ready for any relationship,' and Now... I do know.
Stay friends for now. It won't you do any good waiting until you are old and gray for him to come around any given day. It could happen tomorrow, it may Not ever happen, and it Might not even happen with or without you in his life.
Good luck. xx