Prince Harry was ‘denied hugs’ during childhood from family members as ‘distance was essential’

Prince Harry, in his book, wrote how he was denied hugs during his childhood from elder members of the family because ‘distance was essential’

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Published24 Jun 2024, 01:03 PM IST
Prince Harry made explosive revelation in his book 'memoir'.
Prince Harry made explosive revelation in his book ’memoir’.(JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP)

Life as a royal family member might appear fascinating for many, but it has its own hardships and emotional burdens for those living that life. Sharing the hardships of being a royal, Prince Harry made a heartbreaking admission. In his memoir ‘Spare’, the Duke of Sussex said he could “never cross that chasm” and be close to his family. Prince Harry was even denied hugs and kisses during his childhood, claimed Duke of Sussex, according to The Mirror.

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“As a Royal you were always taught to maintain a buffer zone between you and the rest of Creation. Even working a crowd you always kept a discreet distance between Yourself and Them,” The Mirror quoted Prince Harry.

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle stepped down as senior working royals years ago after their tense relationship with senior family members. Since his separation, Prince Harry has begun talking about his past experiences in the family, and he even made several bombshell claims about the royals in various interviews and in his memoir.

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In his memoir, Prince Harry shed light on his childhood experience in the public eye and his experience with drugs in his older days. He also wrote about a heated exchange with his elder brother Prince William, during which the Prince of Wales had allegedly called Harry's wife Meghan “difficult” and even grabbed Harry by the “collar, knocking him to the floor.”

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Despite tense relations between Prince Harry and Prince William, there have been speculations that the two brothers may reunite following encouragement from their father, King Chares III. According to media reports, King Charles III is unhappy because he is unable to spend time with his grandchildren, and his relationship with Prince Harry's kids is limited to video calls. However, followed by King Charles III push, Prince Harry may return to UK with kids and live in another palace.

 

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