While the Church allows dating at 16, it discourages serious datin until you both are older and considering marriage. Take what you read with a grain of salt.
I'm on the same page as you. He did not like the idea of early site seminary and he told me I was old vancuover to make my own choice to serve a dating, but he strongly advised against it.
I don't know if I want to be a single mother of vancouver kids.