"You want what you can't have," she tells TVGuide.com. "The writers so brilliantly have been putting it off and teasing it and building the chemistry, but not giving everyone what they really want and it just makes them want it even more."
In the interview below, Dobrev talks more about the love triangle and what it's like pulling double duty as both Elena and Katherine. Hint: Playing one of them really stresses her out.
The Vampire Diaries Season 2 finale airs Thursday at 8/7c on the CW.