Khloe Kardashian is living for the moment. During an interview with Cosmopolitan magazine for its April issue, the 29-year-old reality TV star talked about overcoming obstacles, living life in the public eye and her plans for the future.

Kardashian explained that she takes life one day at a time now. "I live for the moment. If you think too far in the future, you might get disappointed or set the bar too low," she said, as quoted by Us Weekly. "It sucks at times, but everything happens for a reason, no matter how s----y your circumstances are. To say where I want to be in 10 years ... I have no idea. I just know that I want to be happy and smiling."

Does “happy and smiling” include children? Kardashian said: "I love kids," and added, "I hope and pray I have kids when the time is right."

But right now that’s not at the forefront of her life. Kardashian filed for divorce from estranged husband Lamar Odom in December after the couple got swarmed with rumors about heavy drug use and infidelities on the part of the former Los Angeles Lakers star. She explained she’s been closed off since her estrangement.  

“I got into a car accident yesterday, and no one knew until hours later," she told her mother Kris Jenner, who apparently conducted the interview. "I said, 'Oh, my back hurts.' If it had been Kim, she would have called everyone saying, 'Help! I'm stranded!' That's just how I am. I hold things in. I don't know why."

Kardashian explained: "I'm not a big 'cry on a shoulder' person. I'm very introverted when it comes to my own stuff. Everyone has issues, and I'm not someone who likes to burden people.” She continued: "We're so judged when we leave these walls that we try to never do that to one another here."

But just because she might not be forthcoming with all aspects of her day doesn’t mean she’s not close with her family -- it’s just the opposite. "We live in the public eye, so if one of us makes a mistake, it affects everyone, which makes me think about what I'm doing in life more. I have such a great support system here," she said about her blended family, which includes Kourtney, Kim and Rob; half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner; and “second father” Bruce Jenner.

Check out Kardashian’s full interview in the April issue of Cosmopolitan, which hits stands on March 4.

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