Prince Harry on ‘relaxing’ drugs to help with trauma: ‘Kind of thing’
Prince Harry revealed that using marijuana and psychedelics helped him deal with trauma in his life. During a livestream interview with trauma expert Dr Gabor Mate, Prince Harry said he turned to drugs when he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
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Speaking about using the drugs, Prince Harry said: “(Cocaine) didn’t do anything for me, it was more of a social thing and definitely made me feel a sense of belonging, I think it made me feel better about myself.” Felt different in a way. Was feeling, which was kind of the point.”
During the interview, Prince Harry shared some of his parenting strategies and how he handles his children’s “outbursts.” Talking about his four-year-old son, Archie, and one-year-old daughter, Lilibet, Prince Harry said: “If they have a moment of frustration, let them have that, and then talk to them about it later. When they start and you say, ‘Don’t do it,’ it’s not helping.”
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Prince Harry also said that “more of us adults should be encouraged to have these outbursts, even if it’s in your pillow.”
Prince Harry said, “If you ever have a disagreement or you feel the energy between the two of you is gone … if you have the ability to be able to, take it to a different room.” ” Like “the idea of being.” [their arguments] in front of the children”.