The thing about General Authorities and General Conference, is that they give general counsel that is meant for the general population. The point of a date is to get to know someone better. We have been married a mere 3. I clearly stated twice that I severed things with the girl.
But, as soon as the marriage happened, the Mormon spouse goes full on Orthodox and expects the non Mormon to comply. If you are a believer and are willing to go, then well and good. In retrospect, I believe I was being led to my current spouse.
Something that will help you stand out is a strong masculine frame. I have only been dating my boyfriend for just over 3 months,and he has just started his 3rd year in med school. A stereotype I hope will be destroyed someday, but not today. After 15 years of marriage, I'm so used to living a separate life with our 3 kids. She still lives in her hometown though. Did U have sex with her yet. These were some tips to keep in mind when dating a Mormon guy or girl. Made many attempts to do things together, but always get excuses of being tired or not interested.
We might not always like the way some priesthood holders act, but to disparage the priesthood is not being responsible. She is passionate about it. That's the difference - marrying for love vs marrying for a paycheck. If we can say them together, great; if not. I noticed that in Asia they care much more about language skills than here.