The Duke of Cambridge, William, has revealed how becoming a dad brought up difficult emotions around the loss of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales.
Prince William also opened up about how he and Duchess Kate support each other through the pressures of parenthood.
The Duke of Cambridge spoke candidly to former professional footballer Marvin Sordell. In a new documentary, former footballer Marvin Sordell tells William about his mental health struggles and how he grew up without his father.
The Duke of Cambridge said: “Having children is the biggest joy in life. It is a life-changing moment really… I think when you’ve been through something traumatic and horrendous in life, and that is like you say, your Dad not being around, my mother dying when I was younger, the emotions come back, in leaps and bounds.
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It is, without any doubt, a different phase of life and there is no one there to kind of help you. I actually found it difficult, at times”. But he added: “Me and Catherine particularly, we support each other and we go through those moments together and we kind of evolve and learn together…
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Prince William further added by saying “But I do agree with you. I think that emotionally things come out of the blue that you don’t ever expect or that maybe you think you’ve dealt with. So I can completely relate to what you’re saying about children coming along, it’s one of the most amazing moments of life but it’s also one of the scariest.”
Since getting married on April 29, 2011, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, have welcomed three of the most adorable kiddos.
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The BBC One film, Football, Prince William and our Mental Health, follows the future King as he meets footballers from all walks of life and all levels of the game to discuss mental health. Marvin has previously spoken about suffering from depression and the impact it has had on his life and career. He told the Duke that after becoming a father in 2017, “it was the hardest time in my life. You know I found it really tough…I grew up without my father…and really struggled with my emotions at that time.”
I personally believe Prince William and Duchess Catherine have an impeccable relationship and she’s so supportive, my gosh!!! Absolutely love them.
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