The prince, 36, and the Fits alum, 39, settled in the Montecito enclave of Santa Barbara, California, in July 2020 after declaring that they have been stepping down from their senior roles inside the royal household six months earlier. Because the couple proceed to regulate to life on the West Coast with their 18-month-old son, Archie, the supply tells Us that the Duke of Sussex is respiration a sigh of aid.
“Harry doesn’t have any regrets about leaving the royal household by any means and is de facto completely happy in Montecito,” the insider says. “He and Meghan are having fun with their new life in California — being a traditional household and having the liberty to make their very own selections with out anybody watching over them.”
The royal couple, who wed in Could 2018, initially put down roots in Los Angeles after a short keep in Canada within the wake of their step down. Since relocating to the quieter California neighborhood, Harry has been “thriving.”
“[He] has grown in confidence because the transfer. Harry isn’t wanting again, though he does miss his associates at dwelling,” the supply provides.
Harry and the retired actress threw themselves right into a handful of ardour initiatives following their royal exit, together with their new Archewell foundation and Spotify podcast, Archewell Audio, which dropped its first episode shortly earlier than New Yr’s Day.
Whereas the previous 12 months introduced loads of constructive change for the couple, additionally they confronted hardship. In November 2020, Meghan revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage a number of months earlier in a heartbreaking op-ed for The New York Occasions. “I knew, as I clutched my firstborn baby, that I used to be shedding my second,” she wrote as she described the “almost unbearable grief” she and Harry skilled.
Although there have been struggles alongside the way in which, a separate supply completely revealed to Us that the duo are “nearer than they’ve ever been and really feel so fortunate to have one another” after a whirlwind 12 months.
“2020 was an enormous game-changer for Harry and Meghan and it came with its ups and downs — the stress of asserting their departure from the royal household, transferring thrice, coping with the pandemic, making enormous enterprise selections, organising Archewell, coming to phrases with the miscarriage,” the insider stated. “It’s introduced them nearer collectively and made them a stronger couple.”
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