Prince Harry will be soon no longer be considered a senior member of the Royal Family. His royal duties are coming to an end later on this month. Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and their son Archie have already distanced themselves from the Royal palace since their announcement of stepping down in January of this year. It was indeed a major decision made by the Royal couple but they felt that it would be the right decision for them to make as a family.
While Prince Harry may have feel confident that this is the best move for his new family’s future there is no doubt that it hasn’t taken a toll on him. A friend of the Prince has stated that the Duke has indeed been having “an emotional time” due to the fact of his loving nature towards his Royal family. The Duke of Sussex is currently in the United Kingdom handling his last round of business as the Prince of Dussex while Markle stays in Canada with their son.
The friend of Prince Harry’s has explained exactly how The Duke has been feeling recently. During an conversation with Vanity Fair Prince Harry’s longtime friend refers to this point in time as being “bittersweet”. He states that while Prince Harry has always desired to live freely outside being a member of the Royal Family but it has cost him to “walk away” from them as well. Prince Harry’s friend speaks on the love he has for his family making this a rough transition from him.
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It is understandable that Prince Harry would be experiencing different emotions during this time. He has lived in the Buckingham Palace his whole life and is essentially creating a new life for his family and himself. However, he should he certain words of encouragement as he is enduring a major life change. One of Princess Diana’s bodyguards has recently spoke about how Prince Harry’s mother would be proud on his decision to step down from his Royal duties in order to focus on his family.
The former bodyguard Ken Wharfe also stated that Princess Diana had once spoke about “making your own way” while being about of the Royal family and he feels that Prince Harry is doing exactly that. Wharfe also gave some insight of what he believes that Princess Diana would say to her son during this time. He believes that she would tell Prince Harry to “think very carefully” on what he plans next for himself and his family. Although several people are proud in the steps Prince Harry is taking it is also followed by sadness.