Yet I am also experienced with marriage tribunal ministry, where I regularly encounter broken marriages.
He probably means it and intends to follow through.
The same people, however, will notice if this is not what you are doing.
This is why you are infinitely less likely to morally compromise yourself when adults are nearby.
Rather, think of these outings as an opportunity to deepen your friendships.
Sooner or later, you will find yourself hanging out more and more with one particular friend, and this is much more likely to lead to a healthy marriage.