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Do Prince William and Prince Harry embody the best characteristics of a modern man?

Prince William and Prince Harry open up about their late mother Princess Diana in a touching new documentary to mark the 20th anniversary of her death.

Prince William has followed his brother’s lead and opened up about the importance of discussing grief and how this relates to mental health.

The Duke of Cambridge has called for an end to the ‘stiff upper lip’ culture, saying he wants Prince George and Princess Charlotte to be able to talk about their emotions.

Prince Harry discussing so openly the impact of the death of his mother on his own mental health has made a huge difference to the way we discuss grief.

This is just one example of how the princes appear to be in tune with their emotions and are not afraid to show us. Prince William frequently shows public displays of affection to his own children and his wife, whilst Prince Harry shows that same affection when meeting children all over the world. Both William and Harry are known for generosity and kind-heartedness, their sense of fun and adventure, traits perhaps inherited from their mother.

What are your views? Do you think Diana would be proud of the way her boys have grown up? Do they display the qualities of good role models for boys and men today? 

Do Prince William and Prince Harry embody the best characteristics of a modern man?

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Barton babe
18th Aug 2017
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William and Harry turn after their grandfather
Prince Philip. The two boys have served their country, William in the navy after his father and Prince Philip and Harry in the Army.
Sparkle45
16th Aug 2017
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Well the boys are doing well as they say considering their position .and certainly more in touch with reality than previous princes centuries ago, Far more modern men as both of them did the forces and they do not treat you with kid gloves .

Of course Diana would be proud of her boys ... she is/was their mother so her love has no limits ... my mother 95 will tell you that.
Yodama
3rd Aug 2017
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Don't know if they embody the characteristics of modern men. they are constrained by their royal lineage.
They have had an extraordinary upbringing, Diana tried to teach them how to be 'ordinary' but they will never be ordinary and therefore out of the loop.
She would have been extremely proud of them.
Prince Harry is a lovely man as is Prince William, both trying to break the mould. Fine role models.
JohnHerb
27th Jul 2017
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A footnote to my other comment about the Queen actually most people love her and hugely respect her
Lionel
28th Jul 2017
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I do too, JohnHerb.
JohnHerb
27th Jul 2017
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Good pair of British chaps. Lot like their mother and they both have charisma. People like them. The Queen is the same. People like and respect her
Lionel
26th Jul 2017
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These lads are OK. They will be better when they stop wearing their emotions on the outside.

For me, the royals are at their best with our Queen - remote, distant and yet there.

I don't want a chummy, matey, have a nice day y'all royal family. There's enough of that coming across the Atlantic.

No, I like them the way they are. A certain mystique, a fascination. Maybe that's why so many Brits are monarchists.
Munsterlander
25th Jul 2017
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They both seem so normal and approachable and no airs or graces-bit different than a lot of the lesser royals who I think the public get fed up with and should definitely not be paid for doing nothing. Only the Queen and he immediate family should receive a annual royal payment
Wilf
24th Jul 2017
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Nice chaps and Kate is lovely as well. We are very lucky to have them as the next generation of Royalty. When you look at countries without Royalty many are as dull as ditchwater. Who wants a politician as head of state? The Queen has done an amazing job and William will be outstanding as well.
MrsPat
24th Jul 2017
7
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I have always thought they are a really nice couple of boys. Harry is a brave chap going in the army and when he was younger he was a bit of a scoundrel but whats wrong with that. William comes across as the nicest man ever-full of charm and obviously loves Kate and his family. Think he will make the perfect King of England. Harry is just a delight as well and is getting better and better with age.
Marley444
24th Jul 2017
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I think both princes are great role models. They have moved the monarchy into the 21st Century and made us feel much more in touch with them. We can't imagine how tough their childhood was growing up without their mother, but it is wonderful to see that her heart warming traits are reflected in her boys. I think they are a great reflection on modern day men and I truly hope that Harry finds his 'princess' has loads of children and lives happily ever after too!
MrsPat
24th Jul 2017
5
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Their childhood must have been very hard with growing up in the public eye so much and what happened to their dear mum. Its such a shame. I hope Harry can find happyness

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