All women face complicated feelings as they watch their bodies change with age. And according to experts, many are falling victim to the kind of self-destructive measures that allegedly left Moore and Locklear unable to cope.
For Locklear it may be that her fears of the past have become her fences of the present. Hopefully she will get the help she needs to be able to tackle the underlying problems, instead of trying to numb what she is feeling, so that perhaps she can finally be able to stop running.
Ashlet tells Auggie that he has to leave Melrose Place with her. Auggie tells Ashlet, "You can't blame your problems on where we live." (But I swear the subtext was "You can't blame your ratings on the actors you hire".)