Our expert says:
I'm not sure there are any good rules about how you ought to "be", other than to be yourself. Sounds like other people are interfering with what is essentially a matter between the two of you. Go ahead with your plans, as you have his support, and keep in good contact with him. You will both grow and develop in the interim, but that need not spoil, and could enhance, the relationship. Don't, like Mindful's friend, allow other busybodies to spoil a great oppotunity.
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