“In a fragile place” Prince William is worried for new parents Meghan and Harry

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This week a new documentary aired focusing on Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s trip to Africa.

“You are really vulnerable”

In Harry & Meghan: An African Journey we learned that the new royal parents have been finding life incredibly challenging as the British press continue to publish critical stories of the pair.

Harry revealed that the reported “rift” with his brother is no biggie and just the usual family stuff and that coping with his mother’s death isn’t getting any easier describing it as a “festering wound”.

“Inevitably stuff happens”, Harry said when asked about William, explaining they were on different paths at the moment. “We are brothers. We will always be brothers.”

Meghan explained she was pretty overwhelmed and unprepared for the campaign waged against her by the press. 

“I would say … look any woman, especially when they are pregnant, you are really vulnerable and so that was made really challenging,” she told ITV‘s Tom Bradby tearily.

“And then when you have a newborn, you know? And especially as a woman it’s really, it’s really a lot. So you add this on top of just trying to be a new mum or trying to be a newlywed …” 

She also said that her British friends had warned her off marrying Harry because the press would destroy her life.

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Mama Glow – The New Motherhood Continuum. When was the last time someone asked you if you were ok? When was the last time you really told the truth about how you’re really feeling? When was the last time someone anticipated your needs and put you first? When was the last time you put YOU first? _ Check on your friends who seem to have it all together. Check on those who seem to have all the support. Don’t assume that it’s easy for anyone- it’s not. New motherhood is hard, especially for those in the public eye. It really takes a village to raise a mom- and where are our modern villages? Where are our support systems? _ The Dutchess Meghan Markle says so much in this clip while saying very little. You can see in her face that she is not having the easiest time, that she is about to cry. You can tell she needs her village. She needs a shoulder to lean on, she needs someone qualified to support her right now. She needs what all mothers need- to be showered by the love and tenderness of their community. Motherhood can be isolating. _ What have some of your experiences been with baby blues, postpartum depression and anxiety? What about maternal isolation? #meghanmarkle #postpartum #support #wellness #motherhood #honesty

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“In a fragile place”

What was the response from the other stiff upper lip royals to these very candid revelations from Meg and Harry?

Well, the BBC is reporting that Prince William – second in line to the throne and Harry’s brother – is now “worried” about Harry.

A Kensington Palace source has told the BBC that Prince William is hoping the Duke and Duchess of Sussex “are all right” after they told an ITV documentary they were struggling.

“The palace source said there was a view the couple were ‘in a fragile place,'” the BBC reports.

That said, Kensington Palace had made no official comment on the documentary. The Queen is probably very uncomfortable with the couple’s heart-on-sleeve approach.

Smiley Archie

There were some happier moments in this documentary too, it should be noted, and it’s clear that the couple are finding solace in their little boy.

Harry said 5-month-old baby Archie was growing up fast, “making more noise than he ever has before.”

He also said that his son “clearly loves Africa” and that on the flight from England “he was looking out the window. He has found his voice now and he was bouncing up and down.”

“He was making more noise than he has ever made before and he is smiling the whole time.”

Kate and William have just finished their tour of Pakistan, so perhaps these guys will now spend some time together with all their kids and find ways to better support each other.  Here’s hoping.

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I'm sharing this again Harry, your brother always loved you and supported you, don't let anyone come between you . . . In the letter to the former steward at the palace Cyril Dickman, Princess Diana wrote: "William adores his little brother and spends the entire time swamping Harry with an endless supply of hugs and kisses, hardly letting the parents near" في رسالة إلى أحد العمال في قصر بكنجهام، كتبت الأميرة ديانا: "ويليام يحب هاري جدا، وطول الوقت يغرقه بالعناق والقبل، لدرجة لا يترك لنا فرصة الاقتراب منه" . . . (أعيد نشر هذا البوست، وأتمنى من هاري أن يتذكر كم أحبه ويليام وكم وقف بجانبه، أتمنى أيضا ألا يسمح هاري لأحد بأن يفرقهما) #princessdiana #queenofhearts #peoplesprincess #الكويت #pic #picture #photo #picoftheday #pictureoftheday #photooftheday #insta #instagram #instamood #instagood #instadaily #instapic #instapicture #royals #مصر #wales #brother #buckinghampalace #australia #instalike #tbt #princeharry #الأميرة_ديانا #الامارات #الخليج #princewilliam

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