Not that I can think of. Hmm... I have a dentist appointment on friday at 9, I could say they brought it forward maybe??
I was thinking more like "my aunt has died and I have to go to the other end of the country..see you in 2 weeks" :D
or....you can tactfully make it clear that the 'L' word is out of bounds especially since you havent met in person. If he is ignoring your request, then you need to make 'the' decision...... to stop everything right now before it goes any further.
(edit..Feel free to PM me if you want)