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Andy Cohen: I'm 'opening myself up to love' and 'maybe a kid'

Watch what happens when you start pouring your life and hopes and dreams into a diary, 'cause you might end up focusing on what's really important.

That's a lesson Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" host Andy Cohen seems to have learned by not only keeping a diary, but publishing it. The latest volume of his daily musings, "Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries" is now available, and as he told TODAY's Matt Lauer, it's given him a fresh perspective.

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"I am the least introspective person typically, but the course of writing this diary actually for three years has made me think about things in a totally different way," he said.

Like what? Well, big things! "I think it's opening myself up to love and a relationship and maybe a kid, I think I'm closer to that spot than I ever was," said the 48-year-old.

And as he also revealed, he doesn't believe he needs to be in a committed relationship to move on to child-rearing. "I don't think [so]," he said. "I feel like I can just do it."

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Matt Lauer and Andy Cohen.

Alas, for fans of "Superficial," the story may be coming to a close for now. Cohen says he's pretty much done putting everything he's got into words.

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"I put the pen down in May of this year, because I'm sitting there writing on Memorial Day and ... I started to get emotionally exhausted reporting on my life," he said.

"I don't know if I'll do another [volume]," he added, saying he wasn't even keeping a diary now. "I'm tired, dude."

Well, just wait until you have a kid running around, Andy!

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