Entire books have been written about the negative impact of the "princess ideal" on girls and young women. And for good reason: standard princess tropes teach girls that their value is in their beauty and femininity, and that the best thing they could possibly dream of is to be saved by a handsome prince. Dig deeper and the messages get worse: beauty and goodness are always young and almost always white-skinned. Older, "ugly" and/or darker-skinned women – especially ones with power – are out to get you. Queer people don't exist. Men are sometimes clueless or poorly behaved, but never the enemy.
If you're pretty and pure enough (and you're not already a royal yourself), you can marry into the 1%. Which is inherently a good thing, never requiring soul-killing compromises or oppressing anyone else.
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