Chelsea Handler, Jo Koy set the bar for amicable splits with breakup announcements

Handler, who had been noticeably absent from Koy's Instagram feed lately, wrote on her own Instagram account Monday that the two are taking a break.

The two announced their separation Monday with a joint video meant to celebrate their one-year anniversary. ((wrote in caption)

"It is with a heavy heart to announce that we have decided together that it is best for us to take a break from our relationship right now," Handler wrote

She also praised Koy. "To be loved and adored by @jokoy has been one of the greatest gifts of my life.

Handler told Koy directly, "You blew my creativity open, my lust for working hard again, being on the road again

"This is not an ending. It's another beginning, and it's a comfort to know that I am still loved and love this man the way the sun loves the moon and the moon loves the sun.

Handler and Koy met over 20 years ago and he often appeared on Handler's former E! show, "Chelsea Lately."

When she revealed their relationship last year, Handler wrote, "I'm finally in love, with the best kind of guy there is. There is hope for everyone!"