So, apparently Batman went to a hidden place in the middle of nowhere, forbidden to pass by a giant guard, so hostile that even the Justice League wouldn’t get in. With Catwoman in the horse’s rump. All for clearing her name, because he wants to marry her. Now that’s a modern fairytale. Update your definitions of prince charming.
That to me is what true love is. It’s showing who you truly are to someone. It’s letting someone know deep down who you are and that’s horribly frightening and it scares Batman as much as anything ever has. They’re two broken people, and because they’re broken, they have the edges that fit together
Most superheroes, you make them happy and you end conflict — you give Spider-Man a wife and where do you go from there? But Batman’s the opposite: You give him happiness and you create conflict, because he’s fundamentally a sad character.