The important thing is that you are getting to know one another, not that you are always doing fancy things. We are not judged only for what we do but why we do it. Are you still working in interpreting or are you doing something totally different. Amasa enjoys art, music, and traveling.
Mormon's view marriages outside the temple to be counterfeit and you can't get into the temple without converting to the religion. If you are very much willing to accept and understand all of these, whether you are a Mormon or not, you can expect that it is fun to date a Mormon girl. You would think surrounded by kids and being off every day would not be lonely but never having anyone to share your kids achievements with in person is hard. We met at home just before he went back to school and even though we only had a week together, it was whirlwind and we already spoke of marriage and kids. He will have to be okay with being thought not good enough to help in circumstances in which you believe that priesthood power is needed. Family or girlfrient or the pet. Sorry dude, she is in way to deep. There are so many potential problems they would fill a book.
If you do attend parties like that, expect her to drink 7-Up and volunteer as the designated driver, and to be completely repulsed if you drink too much. Your crush might put a lampshade on her head and call it innocent fun. Much better to marry in the faith if possible. There have been times in my marriage where I have been frustrated and angry by his lack of change. I don't want that to happen. He will have to wait outside if his children marry in the temple. I knew a couple in my last ward who got married in their mid 20's. Being married to a doctor is no walk in the park. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.
He is truly my best friend, my life partner but I can't help, at times, feel extremely lonely and depressed. I am a very independent person socially so I often do not think to call people just because I am fine doing things myself. She may be beautiful, friendly, and sincere. It made me sad to think that the thing that was most important my life в my faith в was something that I could never fully share with my husband. All parent-child relationships do. The most important thing is an open dialogue, as you say, and utmost respect for the other person. Those will make her think.