Scott Disick found parenting “really difficult at first”.
The 35-year-old reality star is father to Mason, nine, Penelope, seven, and Reign, four, all of whom he has with his ex-girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian, and has said that whilst he now loves being a dad, he struggled with it at first because he was “insecure” about the way people would view him as “uncool”.
Speaking to 40-year-old Kourtney in a teaser clip for his new show ‘Flip It Like Disick’, he said: “I was just so insecure that everybody would look at me like I’m not cool or young anymore. Now, I couldn’t be happier.”
And the ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ star replied: “You told me all the time you weren’t the soccer dad.”
To which Scott – who is now in a relationship with Sofia Richie – added: “Now that it’s part of life and they want me to be there, I’m happy to be there.
“It was really, really, really difficult at first. I did not know how to be a dad, how to take care of kids and how to be there for them. And I feel pretty confident that I’m able to now and it’s great.”
During the clip, Kourtney also acknowledges that for much of their on and off romance – which lasted from 2009 to 2015 – Scott was “depressed”, and says his new positive outlook on life has made him a better father.
She told him: “You didn’t really appreciate what you had, and you were also depressed and there were other things going on. You’ve definitely come a long way. I’m very proud of you.”
Meanwhile, Scott previously gushed over Kourtney’s support, saying it “means a ton” to have her say she’s “proud” of him.
He said in a June interview: “I think we’ve been through so much and so many things, and to hear her be proud of me means a ton to me.
“I think you really got to figure out what’s important to you at the end of the day. I mean, there are so many different things that can pull you in different directions. You could look online, and Instagram, and social media, all these things, but at the end of the day – I mean, you just want to be happy, you want to be content, you want to be comfortable. You want to love the people you are with.”
Scott Disick first appeared on the hit reality television series ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ in 2009 and also appeared on ‘Kourtney and Kim take on New York’ in 2011 as well as ‘Khloe and Kourtney Take on The Hamptons’ in 2014. His new show ‘Flip it Like Disick’ first episode aired on 4th August on the E! network.