Most Helpful Guy
If having feelings for someone is going to bring you pain rather than happiness, why wouldn't you? You owe it to yourself.
As far as "if they haven't started something," it's not always as easy as just "starting something." You may have legitimate reason to believe that nothing will happen and that can be painful.
Most Helpful Girl
I think some people have low self-. esteem , they think their crush is out of their league. So they give up instead of taking a chance.