People have completely written off their exes for way more innocuous reasons, but Caroline is super close friends with all of her ex-boyfriends.
It doesn't look like Caroline will be showing up any time soon, so the writers need to come up with a pretty great explanation, and soon. Work your way backwards. These tips should help: Write a Character Biography: When was the character born? Fans didn't expect much more from the character, as that was the exact characterization she had in the Vampire Diaries book series.
If you are being chased, you need only to spill the salt on the ground behind you, at which point the vampire is obligated to stop and count each and every grain before continuing the pursuit. No matter how they try to explain it away, this was so wrong.
The plot of Catcher in the Rye is mostly superfluous. Was she rich, poor, or middle-class? Step 3: Create Your Characters Characters, not plots, are the soul of good writing.
The most important issue is to know some of the "rules. What powers and special abilities does Jerry have? She manages to convince Stefan to go full 'Ripper' and turn off his humanity with her, and it stands to reason that they would take a ton of lives as they had fun being soulless.
This flexibility, incidentally, is one reason why the vampire genre has been so successful: writers twist old rules and invent new ones to keep the stories fresh. She could have easily stayed at the Salvatore mansion.