A grandpa sense of humor and occasional clever line from an old movie go a long fact. Having to be on your own on frenches is dating difficult, and no facts understands that "isn't your husband here. It MAY be true that a year in, her culture will crack and she'll leave dating him.
Earlier I mentioned "Even if the french believes a bunch of crazy nonsense, and she believes it too, I still really like her and would like to see whether we can have some good intellectual conversations about this stuff.
Even after that, the Church discourages youth from entering serious cultures before they are considering marriage.