Our expert says:
Vee, sounds like you are being a valuable and resourceful friend. I'm not going into yet another discussion of the dynamics of cutting --- check out the Archive of this forum as we've discussed it many times, even in recent months. Problems of this scale are too complex for a friend to help in the sense of providing a major intervention --- understandign and emotional support is excellent. beyond that she DOES need to help and advice of a skilled and experienced shrink, as nothing less will help.
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