When Does 'The Vampire Diaries' Season 6 Premiere? Get Your Ugly-Cry Face Ready, Folks

Have you been able to get through a single day since May 15 without wondering and ugly-crying about what happened to Damon Salvatore? I know, it's confirmed that Ian Somerhalder and his costars will return for The Vampire Diaries Season 6, but is Damon coming back to Mystic Falls? And, if yes, how? If no, how long can I justify sobbing in public? Last week The CW announced the Fall 2014 premiere dates for most of your favorite "TV to talk about" and fans of the Salvatore brothers should be happy. The Vampire Diaries Season 6 premieres on Oct. 2, so start channeling your ancestors now for the purposes of resurrection.

The Vampire Diaries will open The CW's 2014-15 season, which means fans will soon get their answers as to what fate Damon Salvatore met when he walked hand-in-hand with Bonnie into the light at the end of the Season 5 finale. We already know going into Season 6 that we're facing a time-jump and that fans are going to see a lot of Stefan and Elena's crying faces (as if we haven't spent five very lengthy seasons with crocodile tears). Okay, Julie Plec & Co. didn't say that exactly, but Season 6 is going to focus heavily on all of TVD 's characters grappling with the loss of Damon and Bonnie and their inner struggle between good and evil.

So, basically, ugly-crying faces everywhere, all the time in Mystic Falls. Maybe you should go ahead and choose the right one for yourself:

The Elena Gilbert

Tears. So many tears.

The Stefan Salvatore

The "I'm biting my lip and trying so hard not to cry" crying face.

The Bonnie Bennett

"What do you mean my entire family is dead and I'm going to die, too?" (RIP)

The Caroline Forbes

The crying face of someone that DGAF what anyone thinks about their expression of grief.

The Jeremy Gilbert

A Hunter can only shed a single tear before he returns to wanting to kill all vampires.

The Alaric Saltzman

Real men cry, people.

The Matt Donovan

The intense, gasping-for-breath crying that we all know from the Season 5 finale.

The Damon Salvatore

Ugh, RIP. But seriously...

Me too, girl. Me too. (PS — Tyler Lockwood is a werewolf robot that never cries.)

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