One example I've noticed is that I've never watched Batman having the need to settle down. Lego Batman (Harm's favorite movie) he doesn't even have a girlfriend. But that is very different for little girls. Recently in Walmart I spied this toy:
And while there is nothing wrong with cleanliness I never seemed to be able to find the Captain America Cleanliness is the key to Freedom boys cleaning kit. This is not the first time of course. I remember seeing this book at Hastings with similar disdain:
Again I searched in vain for Thomas the Tank Engine wedding spectacular coloring book but despite my best search again it never materialized. I guess that is why I like Elsa. She has a sister who falls in love and that is great. She doesn't find someone in that movie and that is fine too. She has kick A powers and is a great queen.
I don't want to raise my daughter thinking her worth needs to be tied to a man. I pray I can raise a little sweetie pie who knows marriage is a wonderful thing, when it's right (the same lessons I will strive to teach my sons) but don't let it define your self worth.