In a new interview, Prince Harry dives deeper into his New York Times bestselling memoir Spare, touching on the trauma that’s been a part of his life ever since he was a little boy.
On Saturday, The Duke of Sussex sat down for a virtual interview with Dr. Gabor Maté, who specializes in trauma, addiction, stress and childhood development, to unpack his memoir, which included a conversation about coping with loss and the importance of healing. READ MORE: Prince Harry’s Emotional ITV Interview: Princess Diana’s Death Remains ‘Unexplained’ During the candid discussion, Harry expressed feelings of not fitting in with the rest of the royal family, something that his late mother Princess Diana also felt. “Certainly throughout my life, throughout my younger years, I always felt slightly different to the rest of my family,” he told Maté. “I felt strange being in this container, and I know that my mum felt the same.
It makes sense to me — it didn’t make sense at the time — I felt as though my body was in there, but my head was out, but sometimes it was vice-versa.
The times that I ventured towards being myself, being my authentic true self, whether it was through media or family or whatever it was, it was almost like, ‘Don’t be yourself, come back to what you’re expected to be,’ if that makes sense.” READ MORE: Prince Harry Reveals Marijuana ‘Really Did Help’ His Mental State Harry, who felt relieved writing Spare, went on to explain why it was crucial for him to open up about his life story. “I really hope, and I hoped right from the beginning, when I turned around to the people that were helping me write this book, I said, ‘I want this to be an act of service, it needs to be, because I know important it is, becauseRead more on etcanada.com