The romance genre is often called aspirational. Readers might aspire to be as confident as the main character or hope to experience such a grand love, etc. The genre is all about happy endings, and we probably all wish for more happiness in our life.
However, many stories outside the genre include aspects we might aspire to as well. According to Google, aspiration is “a hope or ambition of achieving something.” That perspective doesn’t limit us to only the romance genre.