He\'s been \"caught out\".
Noticed how he hasn\'t said \"no\"?? He would have most likely said no if that was the case.
My take on it: He is very much attracted you. But extremely conflicted about it.(Religion? Friendship?? Distance???) He changed when the others turned up? If that\'s the case then he\'s embarrassed that he was \"obvious\". And for that same reason that\'s why he kind of ignored you. Don\'t take it the wrong way. He just felt awkward and was maybe trying to send you off track to protect himself.
To me it seems, things being different, he would be all over you girl.
Another point. You said to him it\'s MORE important you stay friends. Won\'t that sound like a \"Let\'s Just Be Friends\" line to him???
I\'ll admit that it seemed to relax him when things werwe tense.
It\'s all out there now. Let him mull over it. It\'ll be a waiting game to see what happens. That\'s gotta frustrate YOU! [img]/ubbthreads/images/icons/tongue.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/icons/laugh.gif[/img]
If he doesn\'t do anything you may have to get together with him at a time when you both KNOW the others aren\'t expected to turn up (and embarrass him) and REALLY discuss it. \"I\'m happy how things are! [img]/ubbthreads/images/icons/smile.gif[/img] But I\'m also nuts about you!\" . But a word of warning. Make sure you ARE.
But overall he\'s definately conflicted about this. For whatever reason/s [img]/ubbthreads/images/icons/laugh.gif[/img]