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You know, you're wasting your time, Stefan. Let me tell you a little story. When we moved to Dallas, Caroline joined a book club. You know, it seemed like a good idea. At first, it was once a week, And then it was twice a week, then she started coming home later and later. So one night I followed her. The point is this, there was no book club. Turns out, she'd park her car down by the river so she could cry, alone. And then something happened. She stopped making excuses to be somewhere else, and the girls and I stopped being a placeholder. And we became her life.

This is the relationship between the vampire doppelgänger Stefan Salvatore, the vampire Caroline Forbes and the former Enhanced Original Vampire/current human Alaric Saltzman.

Throughout The Vampire Diaries SeriesEdit

Season SixEdit

In Yellow Ledbetter, Caroline and Alaric are seen in a diner together. Caroline angrily rants about how Stefan remained distant and not in contact with her all summer. This was the summer after Damon and Bonnie's deaths from The Other Side's collapse.

Season SevenEdit

In Somebody That I Used to Know, Stefan shows up on Alaric's doorstep looking to speak to Caroline. However, Alaric informs him that Caroline was out with the girls for the day. Stefan and Alaric then ally together to help Damon with his Bonnie Bennett situation, which ends with Stefan and Alaric getting into a party his cal for fight about Caroline's affections. Later on, Stefan shows up at Alaric and Caroline's doorstep again and sees Caroline for the first time in three years. Instead of acknowledging Stefan's presence, Caroline kiss Alaric on the cheek and ignores Stefan as she goes to assist her daughters. Alaric gives Stefan a smug look and slowly shuts the front door on Stefan's disappointed face.

In Kill 'Em All, Alaric and Caroline assists Bonnie by teaming up again and hunting down the rest of Rayna Cruz's vampires on her hitlist. As they travel around killing vampires, they talk about Caroline's unclear status with Stefan. In the end, Caroline grows tired of Alaric's constant insistence of her getting closure with Stefan and they end their argument saying that Alaric still isn't over Jo Parker's death, Alaric's former fiancée.

In Requiem for a Dream, the three stay in contact as Caroline is forced to go on the run with Stefan. Bonnie Bennett is the new Supernatural Huntress and is currently hunting down Caroline and Enzo, although she tries to fight it, Bonnie cannot control her huntress side.

In Gods and Monsters, in order to save Bonnie from being a huntress, the three ally with each other in order to open the Armory. Stefan convinces Caroline to convince Alaric to use the twins and their siphoner abilities to open the doors to the Armory, which is a success. In the end, Caroline initially chooses to stay with Alaric. Knowing better however, Alaric tells Caroline to go after Stefan. Caroline and Alaric end up breaking off their engagement and Caroline gets back together with Stefan, ending this love triangle.



  • Stefan met Caroline in 2009. They started as friends. Caroline, Stefan and Alaric met in 2009 and Alaric was their teacher.
  • Both Alaric and Stefan are in love with Caroline Forbes.
  • Caroline was pregnant with Alaric and Jo's twin daughters.
  • Caroline was very devestated after Stefan and she broke up.
  • Caroline decided to stay true to Alaric for Alaric's two children.
  • Stefan and Caroline ultimately end up together, which ends this three year long love triangle.


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