Why are Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian sending supportive messages to Rob?

Chloe Best

Concerns have been raised for Rob Kardashian after his sisters Kourtney and Khloé have been sharing messages of support to him on social media. The 28-year-old is said to be continually "struggling" with personal issues, despite the ongoing love and support of his family.

"Rob is still struggling and it makes the family sad," a source told People. "He deals with depression, weight issues and low self-esteem but that's been going on for a long time."

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Both Kourtney and Khloe have reached out to Rob on social media

The former Keeping Up with the Kardashians star has avoided the public eye for over year after battling depression and gaining over 100lbs. While his family have tried to help Rob, they are said to realise that ultimately it is down to Rob to work through his problems.

"The family, especially Khloé, is very much there for him but it has to be his own journey to figure out," the source said.

Indeed Khloé sparked fresh concern for her brother as she posted a throwback photo of them together earlier in the week, writing: "If only you could see yourself through my eyes! I'll forever be obsessed with you! My one and only! #MyAce."

If only you could see yourself through my eyes! I'll forever be obsessed with you! My one and only! #MyAce

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Khloe Kardashian said her brother is her "one and only" in an Instagram post

Another quote shared by the 31-year-old read: "Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always."

Kourtney Kardashian also reached out to her brother on social media by sharing an old photo of them holding hands as they walked down the street together. "Bobby," she wrote, adding a heart emoticon.

Bobby. ❤️

A photo posted by Kourtney Kardashian (@kourtneykardash) on

Kourtney also posted a throwback photo of her brother on Instagram

Rob's family have made no secret of their concern for him as he continues to shy away from the public eye, with Khloé telling People in October that it was "infuriating" to see him struggle.

"He's such a great guy. That's also what's so infuriating," Khloé said. "He's charming, charismatic, everything. But I'm like, where is your will to live? Where is your will to live life? Let's be around people!"

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