Why Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder broke up
Few could argue against the fact that actors Nina Dobrev and Ian Toward the end of their relationship, Ian Somerhalder reportedly started talking marriage. in an interview with Seventeen (via MTV) just one year before her relationship with. 'Vampire Diaries' star Ian Somerhalder talks about his off-camera relationship with co-star Nina Dobrev. Exclusive: For the first time, the exiting Vampire Diaries star speaks out on her co- star and ex's recent wedding to Nikki Reed in an interview with E! News.
Nina wasn't ready for marriage Getty Images Toward the end of their relationship, Ian Somerhalder reportedly started talking marriage. However, Nina Dobrev didn't feel she was ready to settle down and start a family. A source close to Dobrev told Us Weekly"She decided she wanted to experience other things" before making a long-term commitment. That could mean that while Dobrev was on board with the idea of a long-term relationship with Somerhalder, she felt things were moving too fast.
They grew apart romantically Getty Images Even though it's clear Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder really cared about each other, it's also clear they weren't necessarily on the same page about where their relationship was headed.
This is made evident by Somerhalder, who cryptically tweeted out"A thought for today: Years later and the speculation continues. They were in different places in their careers Getty Images One of the reasons Ian Somerhalder was supposedly more than ready to tie the knot was probably because he felt comfortable about where his life and career were at that moment. It makes sense as Somerhalder's career stretches back to the late s.
Meanwhile, Nina Dobrov's acting career — which began about a decade later — only really began to blossom comparatively recently. With Dobrev looking to expand on her fame and take more opportunities, she likely wasn't ready to put her acting career on the back-burner to pursue romance. It was too tough dating a co-worker Getty Images It's actually fairly common for people to meet through work and fall in love.
Mic revealed that 17 percent of the respondents to their survey met their significant other at a job.
Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev’s Relationship: 2010-2011
However, it's worth noting that relationships between co-workers can be a tricky situation. Because Somerhalder and Dobrev were trying to balance romance and work, it's possible these factors strained their relationship a bit. In fact, it seems like dating a co-worker was something Dobrev had been trying to avoid. There's a lot of vanity involved. Our wish seemed to be granted when the two were spotted on a Valentine's Day datethough Nina adamantly denied such claims shortly after.
But although they still weren't united in love, they were united in their support for Japan following the tragic tsunami that devastated the country in March Spring of was a great season for our two favorite Vampires as actors, as it found them both nominated for the Shorty Awards. We let our Nian-shipping get the best of us in Maycreating a comic mashing up TVD and Gone With the Wind in honor of Season 2's finale come on, you know you did it too! They followed up that event with a mother-accompanied trip to Paris — and let's be real, what kind of "friends" take a joint vacation with their mothers if they're NOT dating?
June and July saw the stars getting their names on the Primetime Emmy Awards nomination ballot and presenting at the MuchMusic Awards alongside co-star Kat Graham The miracle of life: If an ex-girlfriend was that mad at you after a split, would she come to help you deliver newborn puppies?
The couple sometimes walked a few steps ahead, giving their mothers some time to chat.
Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev's Relationship:
Ian Somerhalder found out that dating after Nina Dobrev was a hard time. Most of them were negative, often spearing the friendship the two had even after they split. It was likely hard enough to be seen together or not together in public, but it was probably harder for both of them to endure the rumors and the speculations that ran rampant around the internet.
No matter how you saw the couple after breaking up, many clues surfaced about their good friendship after dating. Besides, they still had to work together! The couple instructed everyone to have breakup goals since, between them, there was no reason either one should hate each other.