This is so so sad. That said when they do the live action I do hope they change how belle ends up with the beast because regardless of this it is unhealthy and abusive in the beginning and that bothers me because I do love the rest of the story and film.
It's a scary thing to watch when this happens to a loved one or friend. You feel helpless in how to help them. If you say anything, the abusive controlling person will even try to turn them against you!
Inner-city art teacher Mia Dennett is taken hostage by her one-night stand, Colin Thatcher, who, instead of delivering her to his employers, hides her in a cabin in rural Minnesota to keep her safe from harm.
Stockholm Syndrome in relationships is not uncommon. Law enforcement professionals are painfully aware of the situation – making a domestic dispute one of the high-risk calls during the work hours. http://drjoecarver.makeswebsites.com/clients/49355/File/love_and_stockholm_syndrome.html