Its better that you confess you feelings before February 2023, you have time untill then.
Please evaluate your feelings towards him from all aspects and be prepared to have a rejection as well as acceptance, you should run both scenarious in your mind and heart and emotionally be strong.
Without due preparation, if you confess and if there is ay misunderstandings then it will become difficult for you to handle. But if you take time to prepare and be emotional as well as objective about it, you may get the best outcome. Your ego should not come in the way.
Saturn-Venus dasha going on where Saturn is lord of 7th and Venus is opposite that is 7th to Saturn. Best time for relationship matters to surface. Transit Jupiter in 8th house and Saturn in 6th house is supportive.
Post Saturn transit to 7th house, matters can be difficult hence the mentioned timelines.