King Charles has led his family in a public outpouring of grief following the death of the Queen, breaking from the traditional ‘stiff upper lip’ mentality the royals have previously adopted in the face of personal loss, a body language expert has claimed.
The King has been open in sharing the emotion he feels following the death of his mother, setting the tone for the rest of the family who have put on teary displays this week, according to UK body language expert Judi James.
But whereas once displaying emotion might have been a sign of weakness, Charles understands it can be a strength.
‘The Queen led the country through the war, where stoicism and emotional resilience might have been vital for survival,’ Judi told FEMAIL. ‘Charles has inherited a country coming out of an epidemic and also a country much more in touch with the subject of mental health, meaning emotional displays might create empathy with his public.’
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