i read your posting artistic david....i'd like to talk to you, please e-mail me at mikedow24@hotmail.com........i do not cut myself although i do engage in shopping sprees and shoplifting.....i'd like to get your advice about being diagnosed as borderline.....anybody else out there diagnosed as borderline, please feel free to e-mail me also....i'm trying to determine if i will ever feel better or if i should just do now what i've always known i will eventually do......all i know is that i cannot continue living in this hell much longer.....i should have ended it long ago....i just need to muster the courage....if anybody can help me, please e-mail me.......michael