Vampire Diaries Season 5: Damon and Elena’s “Ultimate Long-Distance Relationship”
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Vampire Diaries Season 5: Damon and Elena’s “Ultimate Long-Distance Relationship”

Stelena fans, don't rejoice just yet!

Sure, Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley) is trapped in a box underwater, leaving Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) and Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) to frolic and have some kinky vampire times all summer, but come the fall, things might not be so smooth. Elena and Caroline Forbes are away living their academic dreams at Whitmore College while Damon smolders back in Mystic Falls.

Executive producer Julie Plec spoke to MTV and teased what is in store for our favorite TVD relationship this season. "Damon and Elena are living the ultimate hometown hottie long-distance relationship. We all had that, where we went off to college and tried to keep a relationship going with a boy that we loved," Julie said.

But will the dynamic duo stick together when the school bell rings? "Sometimes you end up marrying that guy, and sometimes by Christmas break you're over," Julie continued. Uh oh! That doesn't exactly sound promising! We're pretty positive there will be ups and downs, but now that they are fully in love with each other, hopefully they can brave whatever gets thrown at them.

"Part of the fun of Damon and Elena will be seeing how they handle being separated, and once it's revealed to them that Stefan's not just out living his life, that he's actually in jeopardy, what will that do to both their relationship and also to Elena's commitment to college?" We don't know, Julie. We're asking you!

Hopefully the show doesn't mimic Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev's real-life break up!

What do you think, Stelena fans? Will Elena and Damon be able to stay together this season or is their relationship headed for Splitsville? Hit the comments and sound off!