If you have a literal belief that you need to have a temple marriage to go to the celestial kingdom, you will always keep a secret desire to convert your spouse.
Last year i met a wonderful neurosurgeon and within 6 months he told me he was in love with me.
An important is doing this together.
Pay for the first few dates.
You guys have very thick skin. Trying to maintain a long-distance relationship with someone at home or attempting to date someone you meet while on mission are both distractions.