“When we met I was a virgin and had never been with anybody,” Garcia told UK's .
But his family and those closest to him have probably had the most difficult time dealing with his passing, and that includes his first wife Mayte Garcia.RELATED: Mayte Garcia Opens Up About Loss of Former Husband Prince "This man was my everything, we had a family. Prince forever.” As she walks through the tattoo shop she also muses on her ex-boyfriend Tommy Lee, explaining that she thinks men with a lot of tattoos are the most sensitive and loving.Prince's death came as a shock and broke the hearts of fans around the world.It was hard, and it's still hard, but you grow tough skin." Stage One: The Initial Breakup Don't tell everyone right away Wait about a month until you decide to spread the news, Garcia says.
Once you've taken in the news yourself, then go out and find a support system, and talk about it. Going shopping or even changing up your look can help temporarily take your mind off of things. Do something you could never do when you were in your relationship."Any kind of loss helps when you talk about it," she says, recalling how she got through her divorce through talking with support groups, family, and friends. "If he never wanted you to get bangs, go out and get bangs!" Stage Two: Getting Over It Grow tough skin "You've got to just have tough skin to get over it," Garcia says.He was impressed and hired Garcia to be a dancer on his Diamonds and Pearl Tour.She later even got to do English and Spanish vocals on his albums.Mayte met Prince when she was only 16-years-old The year was 1990 — Garcia met Prince while at a concert in Germany.