Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart might be the most influential celebrity couple of the 2010s. They’re two of the most famous actors of the decade, and between them, they’ve had a massive impact on not just their fans, but Hollywood as a whole. It’s safe to say that we’re all aware of their infamous break-up, and while their on- and off-screen chemistry is still hotly debated, most people will vouch for the fact that they were and remain great friends.

It’s been almost two years since the breakup, and while both parties have maintained some level of media presence (she’s continued to appear in movies and on TV while he’s kept himself busy with various projects), they haven’t really spoken publicly about what happened. In fact, for the most part, they’ve chosen to keep their personal life private, and it seems that Robert Pattinson is respecting Kristen Stewart’s wishes. That is, until now.

On Tuesday night, Stewart took to Instagram to share a series of cryptic photos. In the first photo, Stewart is seen wearing an iconic yellow dress from the movie Moulin Rouge. She’s next seen on a horseback riding trip with a mysterious man. Later, she’s lying in a field wearing what looks like a vintage wedding dress.

This was followed by a string of photos featuring the couple embracing and kissing. It seems that these photos are a sign that their relationship has improved (or, at the very least, become closer than we’ve ever seen them).

For those who don’t know, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart were originally set to star in the movie Valentine’s Day. However, the movie went through numerous changes and ended up being released almost two years to the day of its initial announcement. Although the two actors maintained that their working relationship was never romantic, it seems that things changed once filming started. There were certainly signs that they were attracted to each other. For example, one of their first scenes together required them to kiss for several minutes. While that might seem like a routine acting exercise, it was actually quite an aggressive kiss-down. According to insiders, they ended up using a lot of the available makeup products to achieve the perfect finish. As someone who regularly covers Hollywood’s romantic relationships, I can tell you that this type of detail usually isn’t revealed unless the kiss was, in fact, a passionate one. So it seems that even though they were just acting, they seemed to be having real emotions during the scene. That’s usually a clear sign that there’s more to a relationship than just on-screen drama. (And it wouldn’t be the first time that an on-screen couple has been shown to have more chemistry off-screen than on.)

For nearly a decade, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have been arguably the most fascinating Hollywood couple. They’ve been through a lot together: near-fatal car crashes, break-ups and makeups. While their public image has taken a bit of a beating over the years (due, in part, to paparazzi obsession), they’ve consistently defied their critics by staying together and, occasionally, dating other people. It seems that, finally, Robert Pattinson is doing something that Kristen Stewart wants him to do: open up about their relationship. If Tuesday’s photos are any indication, it seems that their bond has grown stronger in the wake of their recent, tumultuous journey. Let’s hope that, in the years to come, we’ll start seeing more of this happy, healthy couple. They’ve definitely shown that they deserve to be in charge of their own destiny, and I for one, am happy that they’re finally beginning to lead more comfortable, genuine lives. As for what happened to the rest of the photos, we’ll just have to wait and see.