Jokke gave an interview to Euroman magazine. Here it is some bits of it:Joachim: "I have not spoiled my children after divorce. Lack of education shall not compensate for the guilt"
In the new issue of Euroman you can read a great interview with Prince Joachim.Source: Euroman
"After my divorce I suddenly much less time with my two oldest. It was the usual conditions. It was not that I spoiled them, and all were allowed to sail when I had them, for lack of education shall not compensate for the guilt. "
"The presence should compensate for the lack of togetherness. I am sure that if you ask the two oldest, then they will say that presence is what characterizes our relationship. We feel really good together. Now the two youngest in the age at which the two oldest was when I no longer had them daily, and it is a lovely age, which I now experience every day. "
"I have been considerably more time with my kids than my parents could be with my brother and me. But nobody who blame our parents that we were not given the presence that we can give our children, for such was the case. My brother and I was three and a half and two and a half since our mother at a young age became queen. Longer is not. "
"Sometimes I forget that I'm not 20 years old anymore, and so I oxen around and play football with the boys. Until I filmroll one thigh muscle and will be reminded about how old I really am. "
"When we go on winter holiday, I always run the car down, and then I have the big boys. So we save the money. The father-son time of 14-15 hours. we talk. Far and wide. We terper geography and history, so they know everything I know. What I did not know, they do not know, haha. I'm a big history and geography nerd. "
"I naturally have a lot of things that have been passed in the royal family for several generations and which I greatly appreciate. But one of the possessions I love most, is of a more private nature. It is a watch that I got from my father in the 16-year-birthday gift. A fine watch, very elegant, Cartier. He had purchased it at a relatively early age, and he knew that I absolutely loved it. I was completely overwhelmed when I packed it out, and I can feel today when I use it on special occasions, it is a possession that tells a unique story and does something special for me. I am beginning to think about who I give the legacies on to. Where the individual things fall on the right shelf. "
"I want to do it while I'm alive, so I can enjoy that others enjoy them."
You can read more about Prince Joachim lives in our big interview in the new issue of Euroman that are on sale from Thursday, July 23.
BT also has an article with a few bits from the interview:Honest Prince Joachim speaks out: My wife should have the credit for that I have improved
Being distracted is his greatest cargo in life if he did say so myself. And reputation as rigid sticks also keeps to a certain limit. But behind Prince Joachim hides other things.Source: BT
He tells of a big interview in the new issue of Euroman where the 46-year-old prince, among other reveals who he preferred to accept advice from.
"My best coach is my wife. When there are others who support to coach me, I put myself probably a little cross. My wife should have the credit for all the points where I have improved, "Prince Joachim says.
What improvements, there is, comes the prince not elaborate on. Prince Joachim and Princess Marie Cavallier first met for a dinner with some friends in the fall of 2004. At that time, Marie Cavallier in a relationship, and Prince Joachim was still married to Alexandra. There was therefore no romance between them.
In 2005, the Prince Joachim and (then) Princess Alexandra though officially their application for divorce. This came after almost 10 years of marriage - a marriage that gave them the sons Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix.
Divorce gave more time
In Euroman interview touches Prince Joachim after divorcing her in 2005. Here he tells, among other things, what it meant and what it required, no longer having his two oldest children full time.
"After my divorce I suddenly much less time with my two oldest. It was the usual conditions. It was not that I spoiled them, and all were allowed to sail when I had them, for lack of education shall not compensate for guilt. The presence should compensate for the lack of togetherness, "says the Prince Joachim.
Prince says further that he now enjoying time with the two youngest children, who have just the age that the two oldest had when he had them daily. When the kids are in bed, he and Princess Marie, however, the time that most Danes at the moment, to see one series after another.
In Euroman-interview, Prince Joachim, the favorite series right now is "Homeland," "House of Cards" and "Games of Thrones, 'as the pair quickly see 2-4 episodes of an evening.
Prince Joachim and Princess Marie have been married for seven years and have two children together, Prince Henry and Princess Athena.