He spoke with an accent of the street, near the cockney of the most disadvantaged neighborhoods, and attitude in tune with the humblest citizens. Diana Frances Spencer, better known as Lady Di, became a true legend after his tragic death on August 31, 1997, after a car accident in l’Alma Tunnel in Paris, along with her partner, Dodi Fayed.
Before her relationship with Prince Charles broke, Lady Di became a revolutionary princess, breaking the codes of etiquette, she danced with John Travolta and even was friends with celebrities like Michael Jackson, Liza Minnelli and Elton John. It is considered an icon of the twentieth century, although as she herself acknowledged, suffered in the flesh depression.
Teen Depression of Lady Di
Diana began to suffer disorders during adolescence, especially following the divorce occurred in 1969, when she was 8 years his parents, John Spencer VIII, Earl Spencer, and his first wife, Frances Ruth Burke Roche.
The news provoked Lady Di a huge loss of confidence and a continuing sense of isolation and rejection. It got worse when to spend Christmas with his father, he was prevented from returning home from the British capital, and legally obtained his custody and his brother. During subsequent years, distressed by family breakdown, the young Diana also had problems with bulimia and anorexia.
Lady Di relapse after her wedding to Prince Charles
Diana married Prince Charles of England on July 29, 1981 in London Cathedral of Saint Paul. He became one of the major international celebrities. Although at that time he was emotionally stable by end soon suffer a serious relapse, because after the birth of her two sons, William and Harry, her marriage began to crumble. He lived an indicative episode of its fragility when he suffered postpartum that brought her to herself damage inflicted with sharp instruments, possibly in an attempt to draw attention to depression.
He influenced a lot on the emotional collapse of Lady Di’s attitude of Prince Charles, who maintained a close relationship with Camilla Parker Bowles, officially only a great friend. The heir to the throne was with great contempt to Diana, and their gestures and influenced negative actions that reawakened his depressed state.
At that time, the British royal family imposed a huge oppression Lady Di, who began to feel isolated. All the pressure led to serious problems of bulimia and anorexia nervosa, which in turn led to weight loss and several suicide attempts.
Lady Di output from hell
Lady Di problems were increasingly growing, especially when even publicly began to notice that Charles and Diana were far away. The Queen of England, Elizabeth II, tried to help her daughter, hiring one of the best psychiatrists in the UK, Dr. Maurice Lipsedge, who managed to solve their eating disorders.
Finally, they began completely separate lives. After drug treatment, and her divorce from Prince Charles, Diana’s health began to improve. In addition, he turned on his side to support humanitarian causes, helping people such as Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama or Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The last major campaign supported, to Ban Landmines, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997. This intense activity helped him keep his mind clear, until his death.
Unfortunately, when Lady Di looked quite cured, and full of life, he fell unexpectedly death, news that shocked world public opinion.