15 Things Most People Don't Know About The Making Of The Vampire Diaries

10. The Writers Struggled To Keep Damon And Elena Out Of A Relationship

One of the key fixtures of the books and the television series is the relationship between Damon and Elena. The writers wanted to keep them apart for at least three seasons. However, they felt that they “could feel the magnetic pull -- not just of Twitter, but of the fandom really rooting for this” and so struggled to stick to their plans.