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Robin Roberts shares reflective post following incredible vacation with partner Amber Laign

The Good Morning America star was feeling bittersweet at the end of her holiday

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Hanna Fillingham
US Managing Editor
Updated: 29 November 2021
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Robin Roberts enjoyed an incredible few days away with her partner Amber Laign, and more than understandably was a little reluctant to come home!

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The Good Morning America star took to Instagram on Monday to share a gorgeous photo of herself posing on the beach, alongside the caption: "Leaving my happy place and heading home. Don't be sad that it's over, be glad that it happened."

The 61-year-old then shared another picture of herself and Amber soaking up the sun out at sea.

VIDEO: Robin Roberts' poolside celebrations with Amber Laign

Robin and Amber had spent several days over in Key West, Florida, somewhere they often go.

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During their time away, the GMA co-anchor shared several snapshots from their adventures, including a beautiful sunrise photo looking out onto the ocean.

It's been a whirlwind few days for Robin, so it's little wonder that she's feeling bittersweet about getting back to reality. Not only did she mark Thanksgiving, but she also celebrated her 61st birthday.

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Robin Roberts shared a reflective post following her vacation with partner Amber

Robin's birthday was last week and her close friends and Amber all made sure that she had a day to remember.

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The star posted a video of her birthday meal, as she received a show-stopping cake. In the caption, Robin got reflective as she revealed that she had blown two kisses to her late mother and father before blowing out the candles on the cake.

"Appreciate all the thoughtful birthday wishes…bless you all! "Blowing two kisses heavenly to my beloved momma and father," she wrote.

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Robin and Amber had the best time in Florida

Robin has had an incredible year, and her relationship with Amber has never been stronger either. The couple experienced living together full time for the first time in their relationship during the pandemic.

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Robin moved to her country house in Connecticut for several months where she remotely hosted GMA from her basement at the height of the pandemic.

Usually, Amber lives there, but Robin only spends the weekends there, as she is based in New York during the weekdays for work at GMA.

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The GMA star has been dating Amber for 16 years

She told People magazine that the key to their new way of life during those months was patience.

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"We spent more time together this year than in the previous 15 years combined," she told the publication back in April.

"We've never been stronger!" She continued: "I remember when I packed up part of my dressing room here [in New York] and headed home to Connecticut a year ago. I'm glad I packed a lot of patience."

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