The royal life had a number of challenges for Prince Harry, especially when his mother, Princess Diana, died. According to a royal expert, Harry felt "trapped" by this life after suffering such an unimaginably devastating loss.
It was a difficult time for Prince Harry
The royal biographer Angela Levin reported in her book Harry: Conversations with the Prince that he "fell apart" inside but it managed to put on a brave face.
She noted, "It was not until 2017 that he admitted that
The last few years had been a real struggle in which he had squeezed his emotions
I waited two decades before he was twenty-eight before seeking help. "
Levin declared," By that time he had felt trapped by his king
Life and grief over the loss of his mother. He desperately needed someone
to talk about it, but it was difficult to find someone who is emotionally available.
Harry felt he could not talk to anyone
According to Levin, Prince Harry felt he could not share his feelings with any family members, as they believed, "Emotions should be kept under control."
She stated, "It was not an issue he could address
with his father, who was very satisfied with Camilla Parker Bowles and had done one
new, happier life for yourself. Harry was happy for him, but how could
He poured out his heart about how much he missed his mother and longed to feel
Peace in her arms when he knew exactly how devastated she had been
The presence of Camilla.
Levin continued, "He was still able to open his heart to the Queen
and Duke of Edinburgh, who had mixed feelings about the charismatic but was in trouble
Princess and believed that emotions should be kept under control. While Harry,
not like his mother.
Harry Discusses Getting Help
In an interview with The Telegraph in 2017, Prince told Harry about these difficult times and how he finally got the help he needed for his sanity. he admitted that for 20 years he "turned off all his emotions".
Prince Harry remarked, "I can say with certainty that I lost my mother
the age of 12, and therefore all my emotions for the last 20 shut down
Years has not only seriously affected my private life, but also my work
also. He added, "I was probably close to total collapse
numerous occasions in which all sorts of grief and kind of lies and misunderstandings
and everything comes to you from every angle "
" Look, you really have to take care of it. It's not normal to think that nothing has affected you, "he remarked.
Eventually, he got help, and Prince William was instrumental in telling Harry," It's all about timing. And for me personally, my brother, you know, bless him, he was a great support to me. He kept saying it was not right, that was not normal, you had to talk about things with [someone]it's okay.
Prince Harry added, "The timing was not right. You have to feel it in yourself, you also have to find the right person to talk to. "