• Language/Profanity:  "da-mit"; "b-tch"; "d-mn"
  • Smoking/Drinking/Drugs:  Couples kiss and pass a bottle around, but Ronnie refuses and says she doesn't drink.
  • Sex/Nudity:  Lots of bare-chested beach volleyball players and girls in bikinis; kissing; Ronnie's brother says PMS stands for "Pissed at Men Syndrome"; Ronnie's friend says she broke up with her boyfriend and moved out.
  • Violence/Crime:  A man is dragged from a fiery building; Ronnie says she once was caught stealing; she refuses to take merchandise that hasn't been paid for from a friend; later, Ronnie is accused of stealing when a friend sticks merchandise in Ronnie's bag without her noticing; discussion of a fatal car accident; punching and a threat with a crowbar.
  • Marriage/Divorce:  Ronnie's parents live apart from one another, and the mother tells the father, "We hurt them, especially Ronnie," in reference to their split; a parent tells Ronnie that they had "a really good marriage," but that "love's not always enough."
  • Religion:  Ronnie's dad is accused of accidentally burning down a church; he makes a stained-glass window for the rebuilt church; a dying man tells his son he's not going anywhere, and that every time light shines through a window, that's a sign of his presence; one of the film's themes is that humans make mistakes, but then forgive and move forward; a funeral scene at a church.