Prince Harry, Meghan share never-before-seen moments together in trailer for new Netflix docuseries

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(NEW YORK) -- After months of anticipation, the public now has its first glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan's upcoming docuseries.

Netflix on Thursday released a trailer for the six-episode docuseries, Harry & Meghan.

The roughly one-minute trailer shows snapshots of personal moments for the Sussexes, from falling in love to leaving their royal roles and charting their own future in California.

"No one sees what is happening behind closed doors," Harry says after a voice asks why the couple wanted to make the documentary.

Meghan later says in the trailer, "When the stakes are this high, doesn't it make more sense to hear our story from us?"

Along with the intimate photos, the trailer also shows Harry speaking candidly about his efforts to protect his family, which now includes two children, Archie and Lilibet.

"I had to do everything I could to protect my family," Harry says.

Harry and Meghan's docuseries, directed by Liz Garbus, is due to air in December, just weeks before Harry's memoir is published.

An exact premiere date for the docuseries has not yet been announced by Netflix.

"Across six episodes, the series explores the clandestine days of their early courtship and the challenges that led to them feeling forced to step back from their full-time roles in the institution," Netflix said in a statement. "With commentary from friends and family, most of whom have never spoken publicly before about what they witnessed, and historians who discuss the state of the British Commonwealth today and the royal family’s relationship with the press, the series does more than illuminate one couple’s love story, it paints a picture of our world and how we treat each other."

The trailer for Harry & Meghan was dropped just as Harry's brother Prince William and his wife Kate, the princess of Wales, are in the middle of a closely-watched visit to Boston, their first trip to the United States in eight years.

Sources close to William and Harry confirm the two couples have no plans to meet while William and Kate are in the U.S.

Just a few days after William and Kate leave Boston, Harry and Meghan will be in New York City to receive the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award.

The fact that the two couples will be so close to each other on the East Coast in a short time span but will not meet is a sign of their continued strained relationship, according to ABC News royal contributor Victoria Murphy.

"I think the fact that there isn’t going to be a meeting says it all -- the fallout is still very real and raw," said Murphy. "Yes, Boston is a long way from California but Harry and Meghan are making the trip to New York just a few days later, so citing distance as the reason for not meeting doesn’t feel like the full picture."

The last time William, Kate, Harry and Meghan appeared publicly together in person was during the mourning period for the late Queen Elizabeth II in September. Prior to that, the two couples, once called the "Fab Four" by royal watchers, had not been seen together in public in over two years.

"The brothers put on a show of unity for the queen’s funeral but the reality is that the divisions and disagreements are very much still there," said Murphy. "And they could get bigger depending on what is in Harry’s book and the couple’s docuseries."

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