I understand in some measure of the pressure on the provider, but this profession was their choice. We often have issues because of his relocation every year. Learn all you can. Are the sacrifices you make for your partner worth it, and do you have any tips for making it work. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens. She wants the captain of a ship who can direct all aspects of a relationship, including spiritual direction. As a man who married a non-Mormon woman, my story has a slightly different view point, but it comes down to essentially the same principles. You can and should share with her why you don't and never will believe in the Mormon church, and let her decide for herself, but be prepared to have that blow up in your face. I'm surprised this thread is still getting replies.
This also means giving her something specific to do. The LDS Church encourages that young women explore their options and meet all different kinds of people. I have had more than one girl, who I had definite chemsitry with, who the girl really liked me and we had deep and intense conversations as well as a real physichal connection to.
I've read some of the articles linked to by mormonessays. Better to now what you're going into in a relationship with a doctor or would-be-doctor. To answer your question: Even when he does, everything is on his terms. Don't do it girls, forget the "status" it doesn't mean jack.
If we do, I will be back to share my experiences. Again, reiterating it, don't expect a decade's worth of time with her, but enjoy her good while you two are together. I'm married an interventional cardiologist; and I wish I only knew 5 years ago before she started her fellowship what the heck I was signing up for. I would also say that this is the most stressful point in their lives.