We all have things that we carry with us. Life’s slings and arrows are part of being human. That’s not to dismiss people’s suffering. Far from it. People have to endure a lot. It’s up to us, however, how we deal with it.
And certainly there are times we benefit from talking about our troubles.
At the launch of his Apple TV+ mental health series last week, Prince Harry spoke about how the ‘majority of us carry some form of unresolved trauma, loss or grief’. Well, yes, we do. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, though. In fact, it can actually be a force for good.
The failures, struggles and difficulties we experience are what make us learn to stand on our own two feet and be stable, secure adults. It is part of learning how to deal with frustration, anxiety and uncertainty. This seems to have passed him by.
Harry launched a further broadside at the Royal Family in an interview on Thursday, during which he appeared to suggest both his father and the Queen failed as parents.
He said he needed to leave the Royals to ‘break the cycle’ of ‘genetic pain and suffering’ for the sake of his own children.
Far from being the poster-child for the benefits of therapy, I’m afraid Harry is actually becoming quite the opposite.
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SOURCE: Daily Mail