Khloe Kardashian opened up about her complicated relationship with her husband Lamar Odom.
After a signing for her book “Strong Looks Better Naked” on Monday, the 31-year-old reality star explained why she called off her divorce after Odom collapsed at a brothel. (RELATED: Kardashians Devastated By Tragic Lamar Odom News)
“I’m still married for a multitude reasons, but intimacy is not one of them,” Kardashian said. “It’s more for medical and also to help with a lot of other things to do medically.” (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: Brothel Owner Says Lamar Odom Wanted Transgender Prostitute)
“With his mental strength and everything like that, it was the best choice to make at the time. Even if he was 100 percent better, he has a lot of other issues he has to deal with, I think, before taking on any relationship.”
Kardashian implied that Odom has struggled with alcohol and drugs for a long time.
“When you are in pain and hurting elsewhere in life, you use certain substances to try to block out that pain. It’s really easy to do that and you think that’s going to be your cure. [But] at the end of the day you have to address the problem at hand because the alcohol or the drugs is not going to take that problem away.”
She also gave an update on her estranged husband’s condition. (RELATED: Khloe Kardashian Breaks Silence On Lamar Odom)
“He’s doing better every day for sure — which is a blessing — but it’s going to be a long road, and he has to walk that road. He has to walk that road, it’s going to be a long time.”
“He’s aware to a degree but he doesn’t have social media, he doesn’t have his cell phone, he doesn’t watch the news or anything like that, so he is aware from what I tell him or the messages that I give him — all positive and filtered things of course.” (RELATED: Khloe Kardashian Leaves Lamar Odom To Support Boyfriend)