Ok, so now he felt bad. Really bad. He hadn't meant to make her cry. Biting his lip, he stepped up, wrapping his arms around her. 'I'm sorry, Natalie,' he said softly, kissing the top of her head (there was nothing wrong about that, right?).
'It's not that I don't want to,' he went on. 'I mean, I do, it's just...' Well he might as well say it. 'I'm kind of in a relationship. Well not kind of. I just am.'