chapter  17
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Therapeutic Management of Disappointment Reactions with the Closet Narcissistic Disorder of the Self

Although he often had great expectations in starting a job or a relationship, he said, he could not seem to find the right match in either. He was often in more than one relationship at a time. A few weeks earlier, another in a series of lovers had left him, and he felt that things in his life were once again getting out of control. He had awakened with a hangover with little memory of where he had been or with whom he had been, and he realized that he should get some help.