The invariant career of every Disney princess(t.m.) and at least as old as The Taming of the Shrew
This is the story of a girl who becomes a bride. The steps are:
- Loses the protection of her father's guidance.
- Goes through a scary period wherein she's forced to make decisions on her own.
- Finally finds a new safe harbor under new management and once again has a man to put her in her place.