Don't smother him/her and let him join who he chooses, if he chooses at all, invite him out 1 day out of the week, maybe to a movie or out to lunch, something during the daytime etc. Don't communicate with him until your next planned visit. If your looking for something more than friends, suggest … Read more
I'm sorry, but this sounds so junior-high-like.
It's wonderful that you have re-connected with your friend and that you want it to be "for life". However, life holds no guarantees. He may not like you six months from now.
If this person is terrible about answering his phone, then texting is not going to go smoothly. … Read more