Princess Martha Louise of Norway reveals first look at her new American boyfriend

New found love!

Princess Martha Louise of Norway shared the first photos of her new American boyfriend, Shaman Durek, on Instagram. 

"When you meet your twin flame, you know. I have been lucky enough to have met mine. @shamandurek has changed my life, like he does with so many," the Princess captioned the photo of the couple.

The revelation of her new relationship comes just three years after the Norwegian royal divorced her husband Ari Behn after a 14-year marriage. They share three daughters.

"He has made me realize that unconditional love actually exists here on this planet. He embraces all of me without question or fear. He makes me laugh more than anyone, has the most profound wisdom to share and all the bits in between from the diversity of his being. I feel so happy and blessed that he is my boyfriend," she added.

Aware that public image comes public scrutiny, the 47-year-old royal made sure to address the naysayers in her lengthy post.

"And to those of you who feel the need to criticize: Hold your horses. It is not up to you to choose for me or to judge me. I don’t choose my man to satisfy any of you or the norms or boxes you have chosen in your mind for me to be in. I don’t thrive there, nor do I exist in your illusion about me. I choose from love. And that’s it. Shaman Durek is merely a man I love spending my time with and who fulfills me."

Durek is a human rights activist and women's empowerment leader, who also took to social media to express his love of the princess. 

"I'm free when I'm with her, free to be me and love a women who is a bright light of wisdom and profound grace and immense beauty," he wrote in part.

Princess Martha Louise is the daughter of King Harald V and Queen Sonja.

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Crown Prince Frederik Of Denmark & Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Attend A Performance Of The Dramatic Theatre, During The Celebration For King Carl Gustav Of Sweden'S 50Th Birthday. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Attends A Performance At The Stockholm Opera House During The Celebrations For King Carl Gustav Of Sweden'S 50Th Birthday. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
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(Original Caption) Princess Alexandra of Denmark, Count Jefferson and their child, and Martha Louise of Norway. (Photo by Reuter Raymond/Sygma via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Martha Louise and Haakon of Norway. (Photo by Jacques Langevin/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images)
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - MAY 14: Princess Martha Louise of Norway and her husband Ari Behns wave as they arrive to attend the wedding between Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Miss Mary Elizabeth Donaldson at Copenhagen Cathedral on May 14, 2004 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The romance began in 2000 when Donaldson met the heir to one of Europe's oldest monarchies over drinks at the Sydney Olympics, where he was with the Danish sailing team. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Crown Prince Haakon & Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Attend Queen Margrethe Ii Of Denmark'S 60Th Birthday Celebrations In Copenhagen.Reception At The Town Hall. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Madeleine Of Sweden, Crown Prince Haakon & Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Attend Queen Margrethe Ii Of Denmark'S 60Th Birthday Celebrations In Copenhagen.Reception At The Town Hall. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Crown Prince Haakon & Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Attend Queen Margrethe Ii Of Denmark'S 60Th Birthday Celebrations In Copenhagen.Gala Performance At The Royal Theatre. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Crown Prince Haakon & Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Attend Queen Margrethe Ii Of Denmark'S 60Th Birthday Celebrations In Copenhagen.Gala At Christiansborg Palace. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Crown Prince Haakon & Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Attend Queen Margrethe Ii Of Denmark'S 60Th Birthday Celebrations In Copenhagen.Gala At Christiansborg Palace. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Crown Prince Haakon & Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Attend Queen Margrethe Ii Of Denmark'S 60Th Birthday Celebrations In Copenhagen.Gala Performance At The Royal Theatre. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Attends The Wedding Of Crown Prince Haakon Of Norway & Mette-Marit In Oslo. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Attends The Wedding Of Crown Prince Haakon Of Norway & Mette-Marit In Oslo. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Attends The Wedding Of Crown Prince Haakon Of Norway & Mette-Marit In Oslo. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Attends The Wedding Of Crown Prince Haakon Of Norway & Mette-Marit In Oslo. (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Takes A Boat Trip Around Oslo Prior To The Wedding Of Crown Prince Haakon & Mette-Marit. . (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Attends A Gala Dinner At Akershus Castle On The Evening Before The Wedding Of Crown Prince Haakon & Mette-Marit. . (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Takes A Boat Trip Around Oslo Prior To The Wedding Of Crown Prince Haakon & Mette-Marit. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
BORGHOLM, SWEDEN - JULY 14: Norwegian Crown Princess Martha Louise (L) and Ari Behn, just returned from their honeymoon in the Pacific, attend the 25th birthday party of Swedish Crown Princess Victoria July 14, 2002 in Borgholm, Sweden. The royal family and guests were treated with a concert and entertainment to celebrate the occasion. (Photo by Michel Porro/Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Of Norway & Ari Behn Attend The Funeral Of Count Fleming Of Rosenborg At Holmens Church, Copenhagen. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Of Norway & Ari Behn Attend The Funeral Of Count Fleming Of Rosenborg At Holmens Church, Copenhagen. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
OSLO, NORWAY - FEBRUARY 15: Princess Martha Louise of Norway attends the opening of the Jubilee Exhibition 'Royal journeys 1905 - 2005' at Kunstindustrimuseet on February 15, 2012 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Ragnar Singsaas/WireImage)
OSLO, NORWAY - FEBRUARY 15: Princess Martha Louise of Norway attends the opening of the Jubilee Exhibition 'Royal journeys 1905 - 2005' at Kunstindustrimuseet on February 15, 2012 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Of Norway & Daughter Leah Isadora Attend The Christening Of Prince Constantijn & Princess Laurentien Of The Netherlands Daughter Leonore, At The Palais Het Loo National Museum In Apeldoorn. . (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Princess Martha Louise Of Norway & Daughter Leah Isadora Attend The Christening Of Prince Constantijn & Princess Laurentien Of The Netherlands Daughter Leonore, At The Palais Het Loo National Museum In Apeldoorn. . (Photo by Antony Jones/UK Press via Getty Images)
Youngest daughter of Norwegian Princess Martha Louise holds her daughter after she was baptised as her grandmother, Queen Sonja, looks on at the Royal Chapel at Akershus Castle in Oslo on January 20, 2009. AFP PhOTO / Hakon Mosvolfd Larsen / Scanpix Norway / POOL (Photo credit should read Hakon Mosvold Larsen/AFP/Getty Images)
Norwegian Princess Martha Louise (R) and Norwegian film director Harald Zwart speak during "A Christmas Concert from Norway" in Vang Church at Hamar, Norway on December 10, 2010. The concert will be broadcasted in Norway and by PBS to the North American audience on Christmas day. AFP PHOTO SCANPIX (Photo credit should read Olsen, Geir/AFP/Getty Images)
DELFT, NETHERLANDS - NOVEMBER 02: (NORWAY OUT)Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Princess Martha Louise of Norway attend a memorial service for Prince Friso of The Netherlands who passed away in August 12, 2013 following a skiing accident in February 2012, on November 2, 2013 in Delft, Netherlands. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - JUNE 08: Princess Martha Louise of Norway and Ari Mikael Behn attend the wedding of Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Christopher O'Neill hosted by King Carl Gustaf XIV and Queen Silvia at The Royal Palace on June 8, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 06: Princess Märtha Louise of Norway attends the AMPAS Los Angeles screening of 'The 12th Man' hosted by Princess Märtha Louise of Norway at Cinepolis Pacific Palisades on December 06, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 06: (L-R) Harald Zwart, Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Veslemøy Ruud Zwart attend the AMPAS Los Angeles screening of 'The 12th Man' hosted by Princess Märtha Louise of Norway at Cinepolis Pacific Palisades on December 06, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 16: The Royal House of Norway Her Highness Princess Martha speaks during 2018 Women's Entrepreneurship Day at United Nations on November 16, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Chance Yeh/Getty Images)
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