Dating bad economy
In January 1712, the Count of Waldeck and Pyrmont was elevated to hereditary prince by Emperor Charles VI, the count having combined the two titles the previous year.
On a personal note, I’ve fallen into this type of thinking before.
On the other hand, if you accept him, he’ll probably see things for the illusion that they really are.
He’ll (eventually) see that it doesn’t really matter and he’s making an emotional issue out of nothing.
The bottom line is that if you realize that everything is fine and there is no “problem” here, it will be a helpful energy for him to be around.
You don’t need to talk about it, you don’t need to help with it, you don’t need to reassure him…