Damon first met Elena the night her parents died in the middle of the road, where he confused her for Katherine Elena’s doppelganger. After talking and flirted he told Elena that she wanted a love that consumed her, love that was passionate, and love that was a little dangerous. After their moonlit conversation, Elena's parents had arrived, and Damon compelled her to forget it ever happened. They were later reunited in The Night of the Comet, but she didn't remember him. This also explains the reason how Damon knew who Elena was when they met in the Salvatore Boarding House. This memory resurfaces after Elena transitioned into a vampire. Over the seasons, Damon and Elena's bond continue to grow and their relationship transition from allies to friends to best friends and ultimately lovers. He’s always saving her from danger, and she always tries to save him from his inner darkness. They both love each other with a passion that consumes them, regardless of any obstacles that may come in their way. For him, she is the best thing that has ever happened to him, his life and for her, he is the one that defines her, her soulmate. Damon loves Elena so much that he was willing to give up his prolonged existence to marry her and be the father of her kids. Damon is fiercely protective of Elena and always puts her safety ahead of all else. Elena tells him that out of all the decisions she has made, choosing him will prove to be the worse one and proclaims her love for him much time. Damon and Elena are SueboohsCorner countdown to #ValentineDay #5 because their chemistry and love are undeniable.