Scott Disick has been slowly spiraling out of control, binging on alcohol, partying relentlessly, and cozying up to women other than Kourtney Kardashian — but why is he acting out? HollywoodLife.com spoke to an expert who gives us the inside scoop on Scott’s bad behavior!
Drunken nights out and hardcore partying are just a couple of the ways Scott Disick, 32, has been acting out lately. It seems that the father of three has been unhappy in his relationship with Kourtney Kardashian, 36, for quite some time. Could it be because Kourtney pestered him into having one more child? Experts tell HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY what his constant out of control behavior actually means.
Scott has been out of control even going in and out of rehab for quite some time, but he never thought the consequences to his actions would be Kourtney calling off their relationship. The reasons for his relentless partying could be because he doesn’t feel like he is in control of his life. “An addiction is definitely fueled by anger and resentment and a feeling of having little or no control. Perhaps Scott Disick felt like his feelings weren’t taken into consideration when he expressed he did not want another child because parenthood was already too overwhelming. Perhaps he feels used, like he is really just a sperm donor,” Steven Ornstein, Addiction Expert and Family Therapist, EXCLUSIVELY tells HollywoodLife.com. For those who haven’t been Keeping Up With the Kardashians over the years, Scott has grown more and more distant as Kourtney continues to produce Kardashian-Disick babies.
Not only was Scott unhappy with the responsibilities of fatherhood, he was also faced with the grief of losing both of his parents, his mother October 2013 and father in January 2014. The mixture of emotions proved to be too much for Scott, and he turned to alcohol and drugs to numb the pain. “Addicts have a difficult time expressing their feelings in a healthy matter,” Steven continues. “Rather than communicating, they swallow their feelings with alcohol and/or drugs. Whatever their drug of choice is. The alcohol and drugs become the distraction to what’s really going on.”
Scott Pushing Kardashian Family Away
Scott may be trying to push his family away with his constant partying before they have a chance to push him out. “No one likes rejection, especially an addict who has a tough time handling tough emotions. And avoidance goes hand in hand with alcoholics and/or addicts. Avoiding reality, avoiding communication, avoiding responsibilities. Sounds like Scott is on the run, seemingly from others, but really from himself and his own demons,” Steven said. But, grief and anger are not the only feelings Scott has to deal with. Now that it’s publicly known Kourtney has decided to end their relationship, he’ll have to deal with the loss of his nine-year relationship to the mother of his three children.
What do you think HollywoodLifers? Has Scott’s bad behavior been a reflection of his resentment towards Kourtney for having so many kids?
— Michelle Phi, Reporting by Sandra Clark