1. You can overcome your past, no matter how bad it is.
3. Tell the guy you want to date him already!
4. Loving and respecting yourself is essential, and is the key to independence.
5. Be positive.
6. Don't ever let anyone tell you you can't do something just because you're a woman.
7. You are stronger than you think.
8. "Most true is it that 'beauty is in the eye of the gazer.'"
9. The possibilities for life are endless for those who take risks.
10. Don't be afraid to speak your mind.
11. If you choose to get married, do so only for love.