Although it is soon to be 23 years ago that the british princess Diana died in a car accident, rinse the grief still check over her today, 37-year-old son, prince William.
It hit especially the prince, since he himself was the father, he says in the upcoming documentary 'Football, Prince William, And Our Mental Health', which is sent to the BBC on the 28. may.
- When you have been through something traumatic in life – not to have a father, or as my mother died when I was younger – can the emotions suddenly come again, he says in a clip from the documentary, as the british royal family have shared on Instagram.
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Prince William was 15 years old when his mother died in a car accident that occurred in the French capital, Paris, with paparazzofotografer after themselves.
small seven years ago he was himself the father for the first time to prince George. It was a big upheaval in his life, for it meant that he went from being a child of some to even be the one who should take care of a child, he explains.
- There is not someone by your side who can help you. It is overwhelming at times, he says.
the British prince William keeps talk of a "Heads Up"-arrangement in England's capital, London, in February 2020. A key issue, which the prince calls for to put it into words and talk about mental health challenges. (Picture) Photo: Pool/Reuters
in between the grief completely out of the blue, and while he least expect it.
the Prince has, however, been able to use his wife, duchess Catherine - often referred to as duchess Kate - as support.
Catherine and I support each other. We go through the moments together and develop ourselves and learn together, he says.
in addition to being the parents of prince George have prince William and duchess Kate also children, princess Charlotte, who is five years old, and two-year-old prince Louis.
the Documentary is part of the initiatives 'Heads Together' and 'Heads Up' on mental health, of which prince William is behind together with the british football association, the FA.
In the clip from the documentary that the royal family has put up, he talks with the English footballer Marvin Sordell, who has played in clubs such as Watford and Burnley.
Marvin Sordell grew up without his father, and saw how the trauma from her childhood washed over him when he himself became a parent.
It expresses prince William a great deal of understanding.
- Your father would have been very proud of you. It would he. I can see what kind of man you are. You are going to cope with it just fine. And you are a great father, says the prince to the player.