If you truly feel like he likes you and he respects you. For over 25 years I have helped thousands of people build healthy, happy relationships. If I step in, I will be the bad guy. Seems a long time to go without the love declarations. Only you know how long is worth it for you to wait. Understand his reaction to that.
Perhaps he articulated ardour to a former partner and now feels too wounded to risk being rebuffed. This can make for an awkward situation. It seems that both sexes have a dirty end of the stick in dealing with the mating game. I once witnessed two women seated at a table. Some people can be inhibited about the L word so it could just be that he's not comfortable saying I love you.
Maybe that is working on him too? To help my husband communicate more and be more attentive to my needs. You're just waisting each others time. I think, you need this clarity. Main point is, he'll open up when he wants to. However, if you pursued him in the early stages of your relationship, you have to consider whether he accepted your advances because he was very interested, or, to be absolutely blunt, because a you were a girl and sex was on the table, and b you were good enough and he had no other or just wasn't thinking about other options at that time. He said trust me, I want you but we have to wait.
When you are wondering how much he loves you consider his. You'll also know he loves you if he does things to make your life easier. He may have legitimate reasons, or may not. He told me it had to be special and waited to have sex even though I was ok with it and wanted to have sex earlier. You want a family, a husband, and all the fixings that come with it. What can you do to make your man crazy about you? Is our relationship moving too fast? Perhaps your first step should be to ask him for his honesty about where he sees you going and take things from there.
I strongly urge you to read everything on the next page before it's too late and time runs out-. It doesn't look good for the future, unless both of you can come to some kind of agreement. We had lots of things in common. We all grow and change over time. So, I would have a heart to heart conversation with him.
But, as time went on things began to naturally progress. Or is he not sure whether you are The One? Let him know you feel hurt when he says that and ask him to explain what he means. Foster good feelings and prevent negative patterns. Not being unsure about what he wants. Understand and believe in the way he cares for you. The foundation of the blog is based on the story of Job and additional Biblical principles of Faith, Marriage, Motherhood, and the Journey of Life.
I don't tell him I love him because he does not say it to me. Express your needs well and have them met. I am sure he knows you are into him for a long while now. Now I feel empowered and I am glad to be free of him, to find the one who will love me without question. You have to know deep inside that you are worthy of receiving love. Did your boyfriend pursue you initially? Knowing you look your best, step out there and don't put so much pressure on yourself to attract him. If you like someone that way, it makes you vulnerable to them.
If he really loved you he would not do half the things I just listed. Luckily she was only 26 when she ended it. You can feel uncomfortable while it can leave him feeling a bit pressured to feel more for you when he's not yet ready. I just think that if you throw those words around, they mean less and less each time. At any rate, to summarize, I encourage you to initiate some kind of frank, authentic dialog with this guy. You need to get your mind off your situation. Of course, it could be the case that your man's reluctance to declare love comes from previous rejection.
Pay Close Attention Here- Now listen carefully! I remember reviewing and reviewing correspondence from a boyfriend, trying to read something into it. This heart to heart conversation is for the purpose of understanding him. Indeed, I once had lunch with a poet who leant across the table as the pudding arrived, held my hand, and said: 'I think I love you. He just wants to focus on med school. Follow his lead if you're not sure how much you should show. A proposal followed shortly there after… But do you really want to be with that kind of guy. These are little things that will show him he matters to you.