Sick of spending time apart, Kate wants Wills to quit the RAF now and start a family

It’s the decision that’s been plaguing the Kate Middleton and Prince William since their wedding last year: whether or not Wills should leave the RAF.

And now we’ve learnt that things have come to a head, with the couple having had a series of heated conversations over recent weeks as the Duchess of Cambridge, 30, feels she’s being forced put her plans on hold.

Although Wills has until early next year to make up his mind, Kate put her foot down last week.

She begged him to stop putting his career before her and asked him to finally make a commitment to leave Wales and start a family with her in London.

If William refuses, the couple will have to live almost 300 miles – and a five-hour car journey – apart for up to six days every week.

An insider says: ‘Kate’s been keen for Wills to focus more on his Royal duties and quit the RAF for some time, but he’s always dug his heels in.

‘The problem for William is that the RAF give him a sense of normality and independence – he’s worried that the dynamic of their relationship will change for the worse if he doesn’t have his career.

Kate says he needs to face up to his responsibilities – he isn’t a singleton in his twenties any more.’

Read the full story about Kate Middleton and Prince William in Now magazine dated 3 December 2012 – out now!

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