Prince William says fatherhood brought back grief of Princess Diana's death

Brenda Watkins
May 25, 2020

Prince William continued: "I can completely relate to what you're saying about children coming along - it's one of the most unbelievable moments of life, but it's also one of the scariest".

The Sunday Times is reporting that, even when schools reopen, George and Charlotte may not be returning straight away.

In a new documentary titled "Soccer, Prince William and Our Mental Health", the Duke of Cambridge, 37, talks about his three children: Prince George, six, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two.

When he and wife Meghan Markle - with whom he has a son Archie - announced previous year that they were stepping back from royal duties, they said one of the reasons for their decision was media treatment similar to that experienced by Diana.

"Because it's a very different phase of life and there's no one there to kind of help you".

"Me and Catherine, particularly, we support each other and we go through those moments together", he said.

"But I do agree with you. But I think emotionally things come out of the blue that you don't ever expect, or maybe you think you have dealt with", William said.

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Sordell told the royal: "Your dad would be very proud of you, he would. As your mum would".

Prince William says having children has brought back painful emotions from his own childhood "in leaps and bounds".

The poignant new film has been released in line with William's Heads Up initiative, which he has worked on over the previous year in order to promote mental health and wellbeing for men in sport.

Ex-Bolton Wanderers striker Sordell described becoming a father as "the hardest time in my life", adding that he struggled with his emotions and found it challenging as he did not grow up with a father.

Speaking to ex soccer star Marvin Sordell for the Football, Prince William And Our Mental Health documentary, he added: "Parenthood is one of the most fantastic moments of life but it's also one of the scariest". But it's football, though.

Football, Prince William And Our Mental Health will be broadcast on Thursday 28 May at 20:05 BST on BBC One.

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