I'd given up and thought there were no good men out there.
"It's very important to me that the girls know why this man has been allowed to become my boyfriend.
However, she has told her daughter Teja about the abuse to ensure that she doesn't fall victim to the same situation.
Jamelia added: "It's important that she is aware that it's not normal and not right."In 2004 - following the birth of Teja in 2001 - Jamelia released her highest charting UK track to date, 'Thank You', which is known to be about her former flame and the pain she suffered during that time of her life.
She described the process of writing the single as "therapeutic".
Jamelia went on to marry footballer Darren Byfield in 2008 and had another daughter, Tiani, but the couple filed for divorce a year later.
The TV personality, 35 - who has two daughters from previous relationships - went public with her man late last year, but revealed during Thursday's Loose Women that they have called time on their relationship.
The 35-year-old presenter has revealed she recently dumped her beau Jean Louis Pascal, whom she started dating last summer, but is not wasting any time in mourning and is ready to date again.Speaking on the lunchtime show on Wednesday (), the brunette beauty made the revelation during a discussion about Taylor Swift hitting the headlines today after being spotted locking lips with actor Tom Hiddleston just two weeks after splitting from Calvin Harris. I think it depends on the level of heartbreak and if she's not heartbroken and she wants to move on, well if Mr.Singer and television presenter Jamelia Davis has opened up about her three-year relationship with an abusive ex-boyfriend, admitting that he could have killed her.The Birmingham born star has previously spoken about being a victim of domestic violence, but recently she opened up about the severity of her abuse and explained that she would often go to work with bruises and cuts, which would be concealed with make-up. The psychological fear is much worse than being hit."The former couple share a 12-year-old daughter, Teja, who gave Jamelia the strength and courage to eventually walk away from the relationship.She said: "It did strike a chord with me [the story about Taylor moving on so fast], I recently ended my relationship. Right comes along tomorrow I don't want to spend a certain amount of time alone." Jamelia announced she was dating Jean in January when she admitted on the show that she had found it a struggle introducing her two daughters Teja, 14, whom she has with her ex-boyfriend Terry Wallen, and Tiana, nine, whom she has from her marriage with ex-husband Darren Byfield.The singer - who had been single for eight years - said at the time: "Since the day I met him no one else has existed.