A new book shows that Prince William and Kate Middleton have had some pretty explosive fights.

Throwing items and other extreme measures are possible during heated exchanges.

William's fiery disposition is well-known.

Kate is the level-headed one who attempts to cool things down.

Couples of any status, including the royals, are not immune to the conflict.

They had three children together and dated intermittently from 2003 till 2010.

They have constant protection from palace staff.

Their romance could have been plucked straight from a Jane Austen novel.

The couple's love and commitment endures despite their frequent fights.