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Andy Cohen shares what 'single parent' moment made him cry: 'It was just a trigger'

Cohen, a proud dad of two kids, Benjamin and Lucy Eve, said he "started to feel more vulnerable” after the birth of his daughter.

Andy Cohen is getting real about his struggles with parenthood.

During a May 18 appearance on Teddi Mellencamp and Tamra Judge's "Two T’s in a Pod," podcast, the dad of two spoke about a vulnerable parenting moment that he had with his son Benjamin, 4, during a park visit.

"It was a big moment for me," Cohen said.

“The sprinklers went off, and I didn’t know to have a change of clothes,” he explained. “I looked around, and I’m the only single parent there. I’m the only gay dad. I just felt like I was on an island, and I went back to my house, and I cried. I cried more than once. Somehow it opened up a vulnerability. It was just a trigger."

Cohen, who is also a proud father to his 1-year-old daughter, Lucy Eve, said that things started to get more intense for him once he became a parent of two.

“The thing that has been for me in the last year is when Lucy came, I think it really changed me as a parent,” he said. “I felt way more in control when I had just one. Then when I had two, I not only felt, not out of — I don’t want to say I felt out of control, but I just felt the experience got a little lonelier for me. I started to feel more vulnerable.”

Cohen details both of these experiences in his new book, "The Daddy Diaries," where he also talks about his decision to hire a "baby nurse."

Though Cohen admits that he's not the only one taking care of his kids, he said he's still a "hands-on" parent like most people.

"I want to be the only one there at night. By the way, I hate it because Lucy doesn't sleep like Ben does, but I'm the one that's there and I want them to know that this is our family, and I'm there," he said on the podcast.

"I do want people to know how involved I am," Cohen added.