Royal Family LIVE: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship has 'shifted'

Prince Harry showed more confidence in a recent appearance, revealing a 'shift' in his relationship, a body language expert explained.

By Richard AshmoreCatherine Meyer-Funnell, Royal Reporter based in London

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Prince Harry and Meghan were seen watching ice hockey this week (Image: AP )

recent appearance alongside his wife at an ice hockey game shows he is "becoming his own man" and "very confident", a body language expert has claimed.

Physical signs specialist Darren Stanton was commenting on the Sussexes date night out to watch the Vancouver Canucks against the San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada, on Monday.

Mr Stanton explained: "In the past Harry would be a more introverted version of himself when he was alongside Meghan and more extroverted when he was by himself but now he seems to have found himself. He has come into his own and is his own man.

"I think he has found his inner strength, previously he hasn't shown this despite his position and it looks to have shifted in a way."

Mr Stanton added that the Duchess of Sussex, 42, "recognises that Harry is a powerful person as a royal" and he thought "she might feel slightly less dominant at that moment".

He continued: "They both seem confident, Harry doesn’t look nervous at all which is quite unusual, as it is usually when he is on his own that he comes across this way but he appears very confident and relaxed.

"It seems as though something in the dynamics or the power balance of the relationship has shifted."

Prince Harry's show of "confidence" comes as Meghan appeared on the red carpet of the Variety Power of Women event in Los Angeles on Thursday last week to celebrate the accomplishments of women in entertainment.

Wearing a camel, off-the-shoulder dress paired with a slicked bun, Meghan said she is "really proud" of the projects Archewell Productions has created so far, including docu-series Harry & Meghan, while also teasing future projects.

Meghan told Variety on the red carpet that she wants to create "things that make people feel" as well as create "a sense of community". She said: "We have so many exciting things on the slate."

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