Amber PortwoodIt is one giant step forward.

On the Nov. 2, episode of Teen Mom OG? Gary Shirley invited his ex over to spend time with their 12-year-old daughter Leah. It may sound like two exes sharing parental responsibility, but viewers realized it was much more.

“It’s been a while since I’ve seen Leah, and I’m excited but also anxious,” Amber shared before the on-camera reunion, which was months in the making. “I want to take it slow and not force anything to show her I’m here and committed.” 

So, did Amber ever get closer to rekindling her relationship with Leah. There was no drama, as the family enjoyed small talk over sandwiches or mac and cheese.

Amber shared with Gary that the 16-months of living alone had been “amazing.” Kristina Shirley. “I’ve been really figuring things out and like chillin’ and just trying to get my schoolwork done and it feels peaceful, I think. But then it stresses me out because I don’t know if I’m gonna get an A or a B. But I know that I will get an A in psychology.