Joey Essex
Reunited and it feels so good: The couple snuggle in bed. Instagram

Following weeks of speculation, Joey Essex and Sam Faiers have confirmed that their romance is back on.

The reality stars, who called time on their relationship back in June 2013 after a string of fiery rows, let their actions do the talking by posting an intimate picture of themselves in bed together on Instagram.

In the snap they can be seen snuggling in a close embrace. Essex rubs his nose on her cheek with his eyes closed.

Although the image did not have a caption fans got the message.

"You two make such a good couple', and 'Yay! Soooooo happy," one supporter said.

Another wrote: "So happy for you guys, abso adorable and so glad you're back together. It's meant to be."

The picture follows reports that Faiers is preparing to leaving The Only Way Is Essex to spend more time with Joey, who quit the ITV show last year.

"She feels it's time to go. She's had a great time but doesn't want to have relationships just for air time," a source told the Sun.

"She's looking forward to her relationship not being there for everyone to judge."

Since their split Essex has been romantically linked to beauty queen Amy Willerton following their appearance on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

Faiers, 23, is said to have briefly dated The Made In Chelsea star Ollie Locke after they got close in the Big Brother house.