Although Bonnie has always been supportive of Elena, after Elena began a relationship with Stefan Salvatore, a vampire, Bonnie and Elena begin drifting apart. She's not even my real sister. After finishing her education, she went back to Mystic Falls and lived together with Damon, happily married for a long time. In Best Served Cold, Elena's friend Bonnie tells Lily Salvatore that she won't make amends with her, telling her that because of the part she played in Elena being placed into the "Sleeping Beauty" spell coma by Kai links her life to her best friend. When Elena looks back down to the floor, she sees no blood, she gets back to her feet. Damon once again had the opportunity to prove his worth and show Elena his humanity. Jeremy assures her that he only came back to tell her that he's happy and doing what he was born to do. "Erase it all, every memory." Caroline went to stretch while Elena followed a cheerleader from another school who'd forgotten her makeup bag to her bus. Meanwhile, Elena runs up the balcony to help April. In the books, it was Katherine; in the series, it was Rebekah. Elena's car is a 2008 Ford Escape SUV and the license plate is EFG 3J85. Heading to her car, she's kidnapped by a man in a clown mask. Elena woke up in her bed at home with the day ring back on her finger. He tells her: "I would have saved you in a heartbeat; no question. The prom's theme was "Pictures of You," and the red carpet walkway was lined with large screens flashing photos (of Elena and Matt, and Elena and Jeremy) that were meant to tug at Elena's heartstrings. Nope, she said she could hate two people at the same time. Lexi tells Elena that "when its real, you can't walk away." Damon gives her Stefan's blood to drink. Damon ultimately did, because she's with Bonnie. Memories come flooding back but unfortunately she starts drowning. Occupation They wait until it's quiet and open the door.  Dobrev was happy that she wasn't, because she felt "it would have been too soon", and also didn't think it was something Elena or she wanted. He tells Elena they kissed, but he stopped it and realized what was going on. When she sees him leaving to go to Savannah she stops him and asks him not to leave. Rose reveals that the Curse of The Sun and The Moon can only be broken by Elena's death. Unless of course Bonnie dies of an old persons disease. At the time, Klaus was killed, meaning all vampires sprouting from his bloodline also die, which includes Damon and Stefan. Matt, Damon, and Stefan arrive. Matt helps Elena break into Meredith's. "I did not think I was capable of hate. But Elena doesn't remember joining him in the car to crash into the Grill. She then saw Damon down the hall and quickly followed him. Silas might have put him in that safe, "but we were the ones who were supposed to get him out of it.". In Do Not Go Gentle, Elena follows Caroline's advice and asks Stefan to accompany her to the dance. Then she sees Stefan standing in the hallway and is happy to see him after four months. Elijah is able to enter Elena's house by winning favor with Jenna. She accidentally mentions something she compelled out of him before and has to do it again, but makes him agree to come to the party. Damon tells Elena she is going to regret everything she is doing now when she turns her humanity back on. Family Members He planned to kill all the Whitmores in a generation, except one, then let him grow up and start a family, and then kill all of them except one, and so on. But she is at a crossroads if she should live a normal life or risk everything for this feeling. They sit down to eat them but before Damon can eat his, Elena makes fangs with the cream just like he used to do. Stefan texted Damon that Elena was AWOL and he needed help. He is all set to leave but he overheard her conversation with Damon and asks about Liz. "Do it," Stefan said. He thanks her for forgiving him for everything, including killing Jeremy and feeding her his blood before the sacrifice. Alaric taught Elena how to protect herself from vampires and how to fight. Elena remarks that she's doing the same thing with Stefan and Damon, but she knows that if she chooses a brother, she'll lose the other. Stefan tries re-assure Elena that everything will be okay but Elena tells Stefan that he doesn't need to do so. They finally find Stefan back at the house but he is still upset with them and leaves the house. As she starts gaining conscious he vamps speed out before she can see him. Simple and gentle, she clearly felt the kiss, but was very confused about the intense push to leave him still. The other was, Elena has yet to kill by heart extraction, though Katherine did so in her body in, She has also yet to be shown to use dream manipulation, as before Katherine used it in, She is the third person in her family line to have slept with Damon Salvatore. Elena and Stefan visit the lake house to get away from things. Abby has decided to complete the transformation and become a vampire. However, Elena is distracted by Stefan's embrace and touch and her overwhelming sense of passion and desire for Stefan. Stefan and Damon arrive, trying to hold Alaric down, but he overpowers them and knocks them both out. Elena stops him and says that this is not working and confesses that all she sees in him is a stranger. Bonnie breaks the curse Kai placed on her, and Elena wakes up. Her doctor practice seen in Mystic Falls in. It is revealed that Elena is a Petrova Doppelgänger, which is thus responsible for her being identical to her ancestor, Katherine Pierce (née Katerina Petrova). She told him the situation and said if he cares about the cure or Jeremy, he'd come help. Elena walks in on Stefan and Damon having a disagreement on Elena's feeding methods and diet. Kai's nose is bleeding from the magic drain. Elena also possesses the abilities of the doppelgängers, meaning her blood can be used for various spells, particularly the magic stripping spell. She is snapped out of it by Damon who taunts her that she is missing a incredibly boring presentation.  Executive producer of the television show, Julie Plec, said the Elena from the books was "really kind of selfish". Elena and Alaric are out in the woods for one of their training sessions. Damon woke up, and she wanted him to go to the Grill, but Stefan had taken his day ring, so he couldn't. Elena was described as a star student. Damon heals Kai by giving him some of his blood while Elena helps Jeremy wake up. Elijah leaves Elena a letter of apology saying that his actions were to preserve the one thing that matters most to him, his family. Later, Tyler runs his truck inside the Maize to save himself from killing a guy. Katherine had tortured Elena by saying she'd end up being as bad as her. She brings out the good side of him — that he doesn't have to kill for fun and drink blood from innocent people. Stefan sent Elena on, and he stayed behind to try to help Damon. Elijah visits the Gilbert house to make a deal with Elena. During Season Six, in an effort to cope with Damon's death, Elena turned to abusing drugs to hallucinate him. She sees their shocked expressions and tells them about her traveling companions. When she opened the door, Kim and Adrian were there and attacked the girls then took Caroline with them. She gets Damon to distract Klaus so she can talk to Stefan and drug him with vervain but it doesn't work. Stefan reveals that it is the woman who made him and Damon feud 145 years ago, and the person who turned them into vampires. A broken Elena then hugs Alaric for comfort and he also begins to mourns Damon's death. Pretty fabulous accommodations, unless you like windows. Bonnie gives Damon a reprimanding for letting Elena let loose like that, but Damon is anything but apologetic. Damon tries to compel her to kiss him but she slaps him. Elena said her goodbye to a dying Stefan, before living a long and happy life with Damon, whom she married. Damon simply glares at him and asks, "How is it even when you're dead, you're the bane of my existence?" She was trying to lead Kol, a master at kicking doors, through to Jeremy's room, where Jeremy was waiting to fire slim stakes at him. Bonnie is not happy to hear it. Which leads them to romantically kiss and have sex for the first time in Damon's bedroom. Elena is happy after Caroline agrees to stay. He doesn't care now. She then breaks the news of Bonnie being alive and that they will bring her back. When the pageant began, they stared and smiled at one another. In Woke Up With a Monster, Elena awakes at a table in the Mystic Grill, accompanied by Kai. She tries to make him take the cure because in a human state, the werewolf venom can't kill him. Later, Elijah goes to Elena's house where he requests her to join him. The problem was he's an Original immortal. Later, Elena joins Damon at the bar. Damon came back to Mystic Falls with the sole purpose of bringing back Katherine Pierce, the vampire with whom he had fallen in love as a human in 1864. He said he didn't. He wasn't responsible for the whereabouts of his darker half, Mr. Hyde, he joked to Elena. Elena looks happier than she has in a long while and even laughs when her brother and Ric tease her about burning down the house. Toxic: He Hurt Her Best Friends. Jo then starts coughing blood and Elena and Liam try to help her. Elena's hallucinations start going worse and makes her believe she killed Aaron. She excitedly says he has got her eyes from his mother and Damon asks her she brought this back from the prison. In Welcome to Paradise, its the day after Elena has lost her memories of loving Damon which means the party day. "Was that necessary?" As Jo and Alaric are exchanging their vows, Jo is stabbed by Kai and he uses magic to make a high-pitched noise that shatters windows and glass. In I Would for You, Elena's boyfriend Damon after having to stop from killing Rayna Cruz for good and who bears a resemblance to her without killing Stefan whose mark with an X from her sword as his life is linked to hers. She the leaves to get a drink while Damon gifts Jeremy a joint as a going away present and asks him to not tell Elena. And so she and Damon took the dance floor for victims and to dance together. Damon gets worried and manages to free himself from the cell while Elena threatens Liv to drop the seal and then goes out of the campus. Damon tells her that Jesse is going to kill him and so she grabs a shard of the broken door and stakes Jesse, killing him, just as Caroline runs up in time to see it. Matt and Elena were magically composed and drinking their usual cup of Grief Tea and toasted to Damon logic (being mean to the people you care about, which means he loves Bonnie). She compels him, feeds him her blood and is about to kill him to turn him when she notices bite marks on his neck and realizes Katherine must have been feeding on him. The bad news was that Nadia had found her way to the bar, and she wanted Katherine. "Damon" said it was because she knew she was more like him than she is like Stefan as a vampire. When Stefan wouldn't answer a call from Elena's cell, they realized something must be wrong. But Esther took control of Bonnie and made her feed him her blood so that the transition would complete. She tells Damon that they burned the letter and he tells her she sucks at torturing people. It looks like Bonnie has died, but in fact Elena is still sleeping and Stefan's ghost came to visit her in her dream. Since they both take the cure and become human, they are able to have children. Elena, asleep, is then taken to the Mystic Falls High School by Katherine and places her in the boiler room. They are still each other's first loves. Elena later along with Jeremy, Caroline, Damon, and Matt attend a funeral in Bonnie's honor. Later, Elena gets a call from Stefan who asks her to come to Caroline's rave party after he finds about it from Liam. Elena confronts Damon when she learns he knew Bonnie had to die and slaps him. If anyone ever became suspicious, they would have the birth certificate as documentation proof. He attempts to rescue her, but is caught by Klaus who previously asked him to leave. In I'll Wed You in the Golden Summertime, she wakes Bonnie up from her dream and tells her to get ready as Jo's wedding was in a few hours. As he takes away all the magic, Mystic Falls is no longer magic free which means they all can go home again. In My Brother's Keeper, at the pageant, Caroline made her disapproval of Elena's newbie vampire confusion of the heart known. As Elena gets annoyed, Silas uses his magic to shoot the crossbow at Elena's leg. I don't know." She is, after all, supposed to be killing Elena with kindness, not simply killing her. She meets Caroline in the hospital, visiting her father. "She won, Katherine won," Elena said. Then she compels Liam to forget everything, including her. Megan says she's being chased, and moments later her body falls next to them. She feeds indiscriminately, walks around without clothes, and does what she pleases. She gets the bachelorette party pin out and pricks her finger, and it doesn't heal. Later, Liam is dropping Elena at her dorm room when he asks her about the girl she cured. She wanted to wait for it to stop raining but they ended up kissing each other. She started seeing drops of blood, then splotches that led her into the bathroom. Elena says she won't donate blood, but Esther uses a spell that draws blood from Elena's heart and makes her finger bleed. Lee tells her that he was Lexi's boyfriend and leaves, sparing Damon in Lexi's memory. Stefan tells Elena that he wishes he could though, that he wishes that she would never experience pain, that she'll never crave blood, but that she will.