only a voice
I was worried about you.

“isn’t she your girlfriend?”

I do see Stefan’s willingness to erase Elena as the death knell for their romantic relationship. Because what he said in that moment is that she doesn’t matter to him if she isn’t in love with him, and that is something Damon has never said – not even for a second – no matter how not-chosen he has been – no matter how much her words have hurt him. He has never left her. He has never really wanted to. He couldn’t if he tried, to be honest. The really important thing about Damon/Elena is that she matters so much to him in such a fundamental way, that her friendship was enough for him, even if his heart broke about it every day. Stefan could have that friendship with her, if he wanted it. Matt has it, because he decided it was worth having, because he is fucking beautiful and wonderful and kind and decent. And I can’t help contrasting his memorial to Elena Gilbert ,”a fun girlfriend and an amazing friend,” with Stefan’s all or nothing attitude to her now. Yes, he’s hurting. I get that. But Elena said, under compulsion to tell the truth, that she still loved him. That should mean something to him, whether she’s in love with his brother or not.
Rophydoes {x} (via confessionsofadelenaholic)

thevampirediaries:

I don’t want to do this, Elena. I’m not that good guy, remember? I’m the selfish one. I take what I want. I do what I want. I lie to my brother, I fall in love with his girl. I don’t do the right thing. But I have to do the right thing by you.

ELENA GILBERT APPRECIATION WEEK

  • Day 2 - favorite Elena scene/moment

I couldn’t pick just one so I chose these two moments. The first is my favourite because well, Elena is an orphan. She lost her parents and she got the chance to know her biological parents. I guess she was really curious about them and she surely had expectations - expectations that got broken the moment she met Isobel. She didn’t really care about meeting her daughter, she wanted the device and she did everything to get it (threatening Elena’s friends and family). I can only imagine how disappointed but also sad Elena must have been in that moment. But she got strength. She hold dear to her real mother’s memory and she faced Isobel. The second scene always makes me cry. Jenna is the last parental figure that Elena (and Jeremy) had. Elena was ready to sacrifice herself, the only condition was that her friends and family should have been out of the equation. She gave herself over to Klaus to protect them. Not only she had to die, but she also got to see her aunt being killed in front of her eyes. But again she had strength. She faced Klaus, no fear, and she told him to go to hell (I can’t even describe how much I loved Elena in that moment).

“It’s not just that she makes him a better person, and she does.”

now think about the fact that while he was going through his existential crisis, he went back to the place where he first met Elena.

antoniazar:

Elena Gilbert is probably one of my favourite fictional characters of all time. Just as a disclaimer, I think she’s wonderfully developed and I will defend her until the end of time (or until I stop watching TVD?). This doesn’t mean she is without flaws. Elena’s is both selfish…

Elena Gilbert, The Vampire Diaries
Favorite Quotes

So this is where you spend your time when you’re not stabbing people in the back.

tvd-delena-love:

 #and yet I see so many people saying Elena is selfish #and yet I see so many people saying Elena is only toying with Stefan and Damon #and yet i see so many people just want her to decide between Stefan and Damon #do you even realize that this is just a girl and not some toy!? #do you even realize that this girl lost her parents? #do you even realize how much guilt this girl has to feel because of not only her parents accident #but also because of the whole thing with the curse? #do you even realize how determinied she is to save everyone she loves and not to be selfish and chose herself like Katherine did? #do you even realize that this girl has feelings and a personality and a fucking character and is not just some advice that jumps between … #Stefan and Damon? #do you even see how much she cares for everyone and that she sets her priprities in the lives of her loved ones but not in herself? #do you even realize how traumatized and broken this girl must be? #do you even realize through how much pain she has to go through that no one of you could even handle one single day? #Elena hate is the most pathetic thing I know in this fandom #it just shows that you only care about the brothers and do not even TRY to put yourself into her shoes #that you only judge away and don’t get to the heart of the show which is this incredibly strong and brave girl #I hate insulting people I do not know personally but please go and get a fucking brain aka a heart

thank goodness for this post.