(If Disney princesses had moms) though Belle suffers no symptoms of Stockholm syndrome. She maintains her independence, has the perfect opportunity to leave after the Beast passes out from injuries, but chooses not to.
Let this sink in: No matter how strong your desire is for someone to change, it's not enough to get the job done. Don't grind on why they won't change. Grind on why you think you must have them even though they don't.