“I’m bad Elena. I’m bad for you. So why wouldn’t have you run away from me as far as humanly possible?" Damon asked, and she puts her dad’s journal down. Elena walks closer to Damon.
“Because I love you Damon. Because I chose choose you, and because I stand by your choice,” said Elena.
“Now I’m choosing, and I’m choosing to let you go,” said Damon, and they look at each other.
“What. No Damon.” said Elena.
“I’m choosing to not have to think about how you must feel every time when a ghost from my past comes into our life. I’m choosing to relieve you of having to defend me for every awful thing I’ve ever done,” said Damon.
“Stop acting like I’m perfect. Damon I’ve done horrible things too. Do you think I’m going to stand here and judge you after I find out been tortured for five years.” said Elena
“Stop defending me.” Damon yelled.
“I won’t change who I am. I can’t. But I refuse to change you.” said Damon, and he walks away.” — Delena 5x10 “Fifty Shades of Grayson” (via hardcoredelena)