The Vampire Diaries was a show that had fans hooked from beginning to end, with one of the main storylines being who Elena would ultimately choose as her love interest. In the end, she chose Damon over his brother Stefan, but the journey to their epic romance was anything but straightforward.
When Elena first entered the supernatural world of The Vampire Diaries, she fell in love with Stefan. He was protective and caring, while Damon seemed like a selfish jerk. Little did Elena know, she had actually met Damon first and they shared a special moment in the rain. However, Damon wiped her memory and their connection was delayed.
It wasn't until season 2 that Elena saw a different side of Damon and realized her true feelings for him. Despite wanting to remain loyal to Stefan, Elena couldn't deny her growing attraction to Damon. They shared a passionate kiss and by the end of the season, Elena had become a vampire and Damon was there to help her navigate her new life.
Season 6 was when Damon and Elena finally admitted their love for each other. But just as they were about to embark on their happy ever after, Elena fell into a coma and Nina Dobrev left the show. It seemed like all hope was lost for Damon and Elena, but
Throughout the show, Damon was always competing with his brother Stefan for Elena's affections. There were ups and downs, but Damon's selflessness and love eventually won Elena over. Their romance was complicated and filled with obstacles, but in the end, they couldn't deny the love they had for each other.
In the spin-off series Legacies, Damon and Elena are mentioned several times. They are happily married and have a daughter named Stephanie Salvatore. Elena works as a doctor in Mystic Falls, and their lives seem to be content and fulfilled.
The story of Damon and Elena in The Vampire Diaries is a testament to true love prevailing against all odds. Their journey was filled with twists and turns, but in the end, they found their happily ever after.