How do I stop feeling paralyzed around my crush? When we're alone my brain quits working. I want to say and do things but I freeze up?

My crush and I are really intimate friends. We say I love you, have tons of inside jokes, touch each other every day and flirt like crazy. He texts me all the time but we are both busy and only see each other at school.

I know we both want to take the next step but for some reason we can't. We stare at each other, grin and don't talk, like we're waiting for something. Today we did that and then hugged a long time, with him squeezing me tight and rubbing his cheek on mine. I thought we were finally going to kiss but we had to go to our next class.

We've each slept with someone, so that's not the problem. I don't know if he's worried about ruining what we have by making a move on me?

Every time we hug I want to kiss him or start putting my hands all over him... or at least say something but my brain freezes and I am totally in the moment just enjoying holding him and him touching me.

I can tell by the way he touches me, stares at my boobs and makes dirty suggestions that he wants me. He is helping me with an important school project and I told him I would owe him huge (hint, hint) and he needed to tell me what he'd like as a reward and he said a hug. I was disappointed but said he could have that any time. That was when he gave me the cheek rubbing hug, which he had never done before. It lasted so long I really wanted to look at him and see if he'd kiss me but I just feel frozen.

How can I stop freezing up and remember to say or do something to move things along? We are always touching each other in little ways like handing each other stuff and letting our hands rest on each other's or grabbing pens or phones from each other.

When he's in the same room with me all other thoughts are gone. The sexual tension between us is insane but we can't seem to get to the next level.
How do I stop feeling paralyzed around my crush? When we're alone my brain quits working. I want to say and do things but I freeze up?
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