The Duke of Cambridge has spoken with aching honesty about the loss of his mother, calling it a ‘pain like no other’.
Prince William told how it affected his work as an air ambulance pilot, which saw him confronted by loss on a daily basis.
Pressure is something I have grown up with.I have lived in this forever.
Having come from the military where emotions have to be pushed to the other side.
You deal with families who are having the worst news (death of a loved one) they could ever have.
It leaves you with a depressing feeling of ‘death is every where I go’ and it can be a very big burden to carry and feel.
A Royal Team Talk: Tackling Mental Health, which sees him discuss the issue with footballers including Peter Crouch and England manager Gareth Southgate.
During a doumentary interview with BBC, presenter Dan Walker asks the father-of-three about the importance of such discussions – particularly in light of the death of the princess.
I think when you are bereaved at a very young age… you feel pain like no other pain.
And you know that in your life it’s going to be very difficult to come across something that’s going to be an even worse pain than that.