4. He is not yet prepared to commit
Trying to force your man to commit to you and make you his wife is close to impossible. Let him make a proposal because he wants it. What’s the point in making him do what he feels he is not yet ready for? Your hints won’t help. He knows that your friends have families, engage and get married. Someone has kids and creates a family, but he might not be willing to do what others around him do.