Maybe you will win. Again, though the evolving times may have brought about a relaxation in this rule, it is still followed by many youngsters.
Distance is hard, being away from family is tough, but in a way having grasse "each other" made our marriage so strong. While dating is a good time to get to know someone, if you are young it is better to go sexy group dates. In addition to your religious leaders, there are counselors who specialize in interfaith couples.
I don't think I could let that happen. That being said, when you marry a doctor, you marry the profession too. I don't think you should abandon the relationship just because she is lds. When DH comes in he is still gone more than half the time. But what if your girlfriend is Mormon, but not active in the Church. I dated non mormon men.