Well talk about cutting right to the chase, huh?
The 'label' itself doesn't really matter. It is what the 'labelee' (your wh) is doing about himself.
I appreciate straight talk and I would have SO loved an IC that said what yours said to you... to me...instead of my having to use the 'figure it out for yourself in due time' mindset that so many IC's seem to have.
And you are aware that people with personality disorders, which includes NPD, are pretty much NOT going to change, right? (change IS possible for any human, but that human has to be desirable of the change.....and PD'd people have to be total 'change workhorses' in order to have any effect)
Start detaching, SB....."Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive." - Sir Walter Scott
In my effort to be *concise*, I often come off as blunt and harsh. Sorry, don't mean to be offensive.