Singer/TV Personality Tamar Braxton attends the 2015 InStyle And Warner Bros. 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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Braxton told the ladies of The Real that she stayed in the relationship because she didn't know who she was at the time.

Taylor Lewis
Jan, 16, 2015

Tamar Braxton has a message for all the sisters out there: Take the time to get to know yourself.

The youngest Braxton sister appeared on The Real earlier this week and opened up about an abusive relationship that she was in before meeting her now-husband, Vincent Herbert. Braxton explained that the boyfriend was emotionally and physically abusive and refused to support her dreams and endeavors.

"God really saved me from myself, because I was with the wrong person, and when I was with the wrong person, it made me feel bad about who I was," she told the ladies of the show.

She said that it wasn't until she had taken the time to truly get to know herself that she found the strength to leave.

"The only reason why he got away with it then is because I did not know who I was, and I could not make the right decision for myself because I didn't know where to go," she confessed. "That's why I like to encourage all young ladies—I say it during my shows, I'm going to say it here—get to know you."