Do you think that the feminist movement disrupted our ability to express our feminine side?
This may happen even when you introduce yourself in a normal, polite way that doesn’t justify it. Someone may see you trying to talk to a woman and think it’s weird. And you HAVE to accept the unavoidable reality that some women just.
Some women will be unavailable or uninterested to you. You will be nervous, stuck in your head, and not know what to say. A woman may not find you attractive in the moment and perceive you as creepy. You HAVE to be okay with causing some discomfort in the process.
"Explain what kind of relationship you want and why, defining what commitment means for you without giving an ultimatum." If he isn't open to a discussion, let him mull it over for a couple weeks.
But if he still doesn't respond when you bring it up again, it may be time to rethink the relationship.