Princess Diana and King Charles' marriage was quite tumultuous, and no one really knew what was happening to them behind closed doors. For many years, royal fans thought that Prince William and Prince Harry's mom was living the life of a real princess, but what she experienced was far from it.
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Princess Diana Didn't Date Anyone Before King Charles Because She Couldn't Handle It Emotionally?
In Andrew Morton's interview tapes, Princess Diana revealed that she had never dated anyone before she met King Charles. As such, she had no idea what relationships, let alone marriages entailed. The mom of two didn't also have enough points of comparison to know whether or not King Charles was treating her right.
"I didn't have anything to go by because I had never had a boyfriend. I'd always kept them away, thought they were all trouble – and I couldn't handle it emotionally," she said (via Business Insider).
But when she told her parents that King Charles had proposed to her, they were reportedly thrilled. However, his younger brother, Charles Spencer, had no idea who his sister was going to marry.
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Princess Diana Says Her Wedding Day To King Charles Was The 'Worst Day Of My Life'
Even before Princess Diana and King Charles tied the knot, several cracks in their relationship had already started to show. According to reports, Princess Diana didn't want to push through with her wedding, but she had no other choice because she also feared the backlash that she would potentially get from the public.
As for King Charles, he reportedly married Princess Diana even if he was still in love with Queen Consort Camilla because the former was a more suitable bride for him. Since Princess Diana never dated anyone, the royal family knew that she was a virgin.
In the documentary Diana: In Her Own Words, Princess Diana talked about her wedding day to King Charles and said that it was the worst day of her life.
"I don't think I was happy. I never tried to call it off, in the sense of really doing that, but I think [it was] the worst day of my life," she said.
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Princess Diana And King Charles Separated Years After They Tied The Knot
Years after Princess Diana and King Charles tied the know, a statement from the palace was released confirming that they had decided to separate. The arrangement paved the way for Prince William and Prince Harry's parents to live in different palaces and split their time with their sons.
Another announcement was made shortly after regarding Princess Diana and King Charles' decision to officially end their union.
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