relationship between Prince Harry and his younger brother, Prince William, has deteriorated dramatically in recent years. And while the British press seems to have placed the blame on Meghan Markle, according to Harry, These are lies fabricated by the tabloids and backed by the royal family.
in fact He said his relationship with his brother had never been made public. And partly because of the royal motto “Never complain, never explain”.
Prince Harry struggles after his mother’s death turned to the army
In an interview on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertPrince Harry has revealed that the trauma and grief of his mother’s passing created a “wall” of the experience for him. He couldn’t process it and couldn’t ask for help from anyone in his family.
The British Royal Family has a famous motto: “Never complain, never explain.”
“Anyone who has suffered trauma, shock, grief, loss… which we all have and will… (were told), you have to act brave,” he said.
“I’m the kind of person who whenever asked – when I was younger – ‘How do you feel? Are you happy? Are you sad?’ (I’ll say) I’m fine. Good is easy going out.”
He said the public often thought that he and his brother William would support each other through their grief. But the reality is very different. He couldn’t even hug anyone in his family.
He finally found refuge in the army.
“I spent ten years in the army. I originally only attended three of them,” he said.
In the army he is just Harry. not a prince He can mingle with people and doesn’t feel any different. And it made him safe from the press and prying eyes for the first time in his life.
“I’ve found my goal,” he said. “That’s an amazing place and an amazing community.”
According to Harry The royal family always knew Meghan would be gone.
When British tabloids began to pinpoint his fractured relationship with William and his wife. Harry knew they were lying.
According to Harry, after he met Meghan he started to deal with his feelings more and went to therapy. That made the relationship between him and the others. in the dynasty has changed as if they weren’t “Speak the same language no more”
He also tells Colbert that he How ‘Too Innocent’ Was Before He Married Meghan
He doesn’t know how much his family, the royal family and the press will hurt her, but he does know that ‘the family always knew Meghan was leaving’ and said they were ’embarrassed’ that he chose to leave with Meghan. you
Prince Harry believed his relationship with Prince William would not have been bad if their mother were still alive.
When Jean asks Prince Harry how Princess Diana will deal with her broken relationship with her brother, he said ‘It can’t be this bad.’
It is impossible to say where we are now. What will those relationships look like now? But there’s no way the distance between me and my brother will be the same.
He also recalled that when he was a child He used to believe his mother was alive and in hiding.
“Planning and planning,” said Harry, “and then take me and William out of there. because it was unbearable for her.”
Writing in his diaries and attending therapy helped reduce the “walls” he had built around him. the death of the mother at last
Colbert followed up by asking if he had ever asked his mother for advice mentally or spiritually. Harry said he did.
“I felt more about her (presence) in the last two years than I felt about her in the last 30 years,” he said.
Prince Harry also shared anecdotes from his diaries. reserveOne time he and William were chatting by Princess Diana’s grave. And William talks about how he used to feel about having their mother all the time. And it feels like she’s moved on to Harry now. The diary is full of shocking revelations about his interactions with William.
Colbert points out that Princess Diana died when she was 36 and that all the failures of him and Meghan fleeing England occurred at the same age as him.
“January 2020 was the moment my wife and I said ‘enough’. We can’t deal with this. We needed to create something different.’ That was an interesting overlap,” says Harry.
He also acknowledged the similarities between what he and Meghan experienced with what his mother went through at the hands of the royal family and the press.
Princess Diana also tried to run away. to remove oneself from toxicity And they did the same, moving to California and breaking away from the British monarchy bubble.
“But before trying to make it work,” said Harry, “trust me, we tried. We are still trying.”