Prince Harry and Meghan Meghan Reportedly Feel "Immense Relief" Now That They've Left the UK

After leaving the United Kingdom following their royal exit, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reportedly feel "immense relief."

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  • Now that they've officially left the United Kingdom following their royal exit, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (opens in new tab) couldn't be happier.
  • A source close to the Sussexes (opens in new tab) says that Harry and Meghan feel an "immense relief" to be out of the UK and starting their new post-royal life.
  • Although early reports suggested Harry and Meghan were looking to relocate to Los Angeles, they seem content, for now at least, to stay in Vancouver Island, in Canada.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are beginning (opens in new tab) their post-royal life (opens in new tab) and it's everything they hoped it would be, apparently.

Earlier this month, the Sussexes (opens in new tab) completed the last of their official engagements (opens in new tab) as full-time working senior members of the royal family (opens in new tab). Now, as the couple begins their post-royal life with their son, 10-month-old Archie Harrison (opens in new tab), it appears they couldn't be happier (opens in new tab).

"This is what Meghan and Harry have always wanted—to create their own life," a source close to the couple told People (opens in new tab). "It's got to feel like an immense relief to get out of the UK and go down their own path."

Harry and Meghan (opens in new tab) have, for the moment at least, put down roots on Vancouver Island in Canada. While early reports suggested the Sussexes were looking to relocate to Los Angeles (opens in new tab), Canada has proven to be a great fit for their family. A source cited by the The Sun (opens in new tab) says that since moving from the UK, Harry and Meghan (opens in new tab) finally have the "freedom to do whatever they want" because the locals in Vancouver Island (opens in new tab) "don't bother them."

This isn't the first report that Harry and Meghan feel great (opens in new tab) about their decision to step back from their royal duties. In February, a source told the Daily Mail (opens in new tab), "Meghan has no regrets and the sky’s the limit. She said (she and Harry) feel like a huge weight has been lifted."

We're just happy that Harry and Meghan (and Archie) are happy.

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Kayleigh Roberts
Weekend Editor

Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with more than 10 years of professional experience. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.