Jeremy shoots Damon in the head and when Damon awakens later starts cursing the youngest Gilbert, calling him stupid for not killing him. At the end of season 7, he is lured into a trap by a siren, hearing Elena's voice calling out to him. Damon begins to doubt her feelings for him and believes they are solely built on the sire bond. Elena, who had been in denial about Jeremy's death, comes into reality and demands Damon bring Jeremy's body downstairs. Stefan and Damon move the coffin holding Elena to a crypt and have Bonnie seal the door magically to keep away those seeking the Cure. Elena later chooses between Damon and Stefan for the second time, this time choosing Damon, since she had fallen out of love with Stefan. In season 4 episode 7, Elena and Damon have sex.
Months after Damon's death, Elena desperately mourns him.
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She tries to be friends with him but he refuses and they try to avoid one another which turns out to be impossible. Silas gives Damon a crash course on why he looks like Stefan and tells where was he the whole summer, shocked to know about this he starts to search Stefan with the help of Stefan. However, as time went on, Bonnie was put into situations where she had to work with Damon to achieve what they both wanted albeit reluctantly at first. Damon tells Bonnie he's sorry and leaves the room. She tells him he needs to think about it before making that decision and enlists Stefan to try to make sure Damon is certain of his choice to become human. After a few initial set backs, Damon sets his mind to wooing her back.