What he means is that he likes you, a lot, and perhaps even wants to love you long time, but the truth of the matter is, he realizes that maybe you two aren’t compatible enough to sustain a long-term committed serious relationship.
People fall in love with the wrong people all of the time. It’s the reason why an entire canon of romantic comedies exist. It’s ALSO the reason why the resonate so deeply with most people. We all meet and fall for wrong person after wrong person on this journey of life and love. You should thank your lucky stars that this guy is perceptive enough to realize that you two won’t work out ahead of time. You may not want to hear it, but he’s probably doing you a favor.
Hell, he might be saying that he’d suck as your boyfriend because he realizes things about you or himself that he won’t compromise on and will likely cause problemos.
Now, this is only an issue if he’s keeping you around for coital purposes and he keeps telling you how much he wants to be with you but he’s just not sure you two can make it work all the while you’re trying to convince him by washing his undies and cooking for him to show him that, yes, you all can function together as one. That would be Level 1 d-bag behavior on his part. Though, in some ways I think it could be partially your own fault.
Ladies, come closer to the montior.
Guys tell you everything you need to hear in order to determine where you stand and what’s going on. What isn’t said is as loud and important as what is said.
But just to screw up the equation, actions do speak louder than words too.
You know, ultimately he’s putting the ball in your court to decide how you want to proceed. The Girls’ BFF is telling you to proceed with caution.
No more sexting!
It was written.