prince harry His new memoir details his struggle with anxiety spareHe says he first noticed the problem in the late summer of 2013 when he began having “horrible panic attacks”. I remember becoming Although he was able to fight the urge to run away, Harry says imagining the headlines that would be written if he did made it even more disturbing.
“Panic often started with putting on the suit first thing in the morning,” Harry wrote. “Weirdly enough, that’s what got me started. Suits. When I buttoned my shirt, I felt my blood pressure spike. When I tied my tie, I felt my throat choke. I pulled my jacket.” By the time I laced up my smart shoes, sweat was running down my back and cheeks.”
At first the anxiety was only when he was out in public, but eventually he became anxious whenever Harry was in public or in a crowd. I became afraid of things,” Harry reveals. “I was scared of the camera more than anything else.” That led to the royal family not even wanting to leave the house. He eventually began investigating his condition and realized that not only was he suffering from the stress he suffered after the trauma resulting from his time during the war, but so was his mother. Princess Diana’sdeath.
By 2015, Harry says he stopped going out altogether. “I felt alone, but loneliness was better than panic,” he admits. “I was just beginning to discover some healthy remedies for panic, but until they felt more certain, more grounded, I found this decidedly unhealthy remedy. I was resorting to avoidance. I was agoraphobic.”
Unfortunately, his role as a royal meant there were some inevitable public appearances. increase. Rather than gain support from his brother, prince williamHowever, Harry was ridiculed. “Willie came backstage. He’s laughing,” Harry wrote. “I couldn’t understand his reaction. Him of all.”
Harry and William Kate Middleton I was there when he had his first panic attack while driving to a polo match. William was supportive at the time, and Harry couldn’t believe that he was reacting so harshly this time. I knew,” Harry reveals. “He told me that [first] That day or soon after, I needed help. And now was he making fun of me? I couldn’t imagine how he could be so insensitive. ”
Harry tried therapy, but was unable to connect with a therapist as he had hoped.it was a few years later Megan Markle However, after Harry became emotional on stage during an event in October 2019, William worried and texted him. “He said I was clearly having a hard time,” Harry wrote. “And he worried about me. He said I wasn’t well. He said he needed help again.”
Harry says he pointed out that he was already in therapy, but didn’t get the support William needed for the adventure. I said I wanted to come with him to the session,” recalls Harry. Harry urged William to join him, but says his brother never came.
“I’ve never had so many fights over email,” Harry confides. “Not only am I angry, but miles apart, it’s as if we’re speaking different languages. After months of therapy and trying hard to become more conscious and independent, I became a stranger to my brother, he no longer had a relationship with me, please forgive me. .
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