After Third Impact, Shinji is practically an empty shell until Asuka forces him to get on with his life, stating that she needs someone she can rely on, and since there is no one else there, that someone is him. She wasn't nice about it, but her harsh words were exactly what Shinji need to get his act together.
Misato and Asuka making up after Third Impact.
Shinji and Asuka first meeting their baby daughter.
Shinji, Misato, Hikari and Touji throwing a birthday party for Asuka, and on the day after she suffers a serious nightmare about the Mass Produced Evas. And it also happens to be the first time anyone had ever thrown a birthday party for her, and the love she receives from anyone moves Asuke so much that she can't help to cry Tears of Joy.