At what age do you baptize. December 19, OK, you're off the hook, mine was in the 70's too, but I hadn't been to CA by then.
Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea.
We still went on dates when we could, but it became less and less often.
It is an act of faith. Good thing is you can have multiple wives in heaven if you become exalted.