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Product Details

  • Paperback: 116 pages
  • Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (February 14, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1419688944
  • ISBN-13: 978-1419688942
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,553,666 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Carl "Tuchy" Palmieri was born in 1942 in an old mansion belonging to the former mill owner of the factory where his father worked. His family was one of six related families that occupied the mansion. The second son of Italian immigrants, he grew up in Westport, Connecticut. After receiving a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Bridgeport he began his career marketing and installing accounting computers for the Burroughs Corporation. Twenty-one years later he started his own computer business in 1987. Today Carl lives with his wife Susan in Fairfield, Connecticut. He has three children, two stepchildren, and 12 grandchildren. His nickname, Tuchy, comes from having been one of three Carls in his family. There was a "Big Carl," a "Carl the Twin," and "Carluch," which meant "Little Carl." "Carluch" evolved into "Carlatuch," "Tuch," and finally, "Tuchy."

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The second son of Italian immigrants, Carl grew up in Westport, Connecticut. After receiving a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Bridgeport he began his career marketing and installing accounting computers for the Burroughs Corporation. Twenty-one years later, in 1987, he started his own computer business. Carl is also the author of a series of self-help books. and republisher of spiritual books
Today Carl lives with his wife, Susan, in Fairfield, Connecticut. He has three children, two stepchildren, and 13 grandchildren. His nickname, Tuchy, comes from having been one of three Carls in his family. There was a "Big Carl," a "Carl the Twin," and "Carluch," which meant "Little Carl." "Carluch" evolved into "Carlatuch," "Tuch,"

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Anyone in any relationship could definitely benefit from reading this book.
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Some will make you smile, some will make you think of the special person in your life, but the most important thing is they make you think.
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This book is in the style of reading, pondering, writing your thoughts, and taking in all the information given to you.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Sophie S, on March 17, 2008
Format: Paperback
I originally got Relationship Magic to read for the relationship advice, but ended up using it to journal with. The book includes a space on each page for you to write down notes and thoughts as you go through the sections and read quotes, but I generally do not like books that ask you to jot down stuff as you go.

In this case though, I loved that the section was included and it is actually the first time I have ever filled in a self help or motivational book.

Relationship advice is given over several different aspects of your relationship with a spouse, lover, friend, family, co workers and just about every person you come in contact with. Fitting quotes are included that get you thinking about how you view and maintain the relationships you are in.

I used both the quotes and the advice as journaling prompts and was amazed at how much I had to write on each topic. It definitely gave me plenty to think about and reflect on in my own relationships. Another great thing about this book is the wide range of topics it covers, so you can flip open to any page and use that information or go on to find other advice that is relevant to you.

If you love to journal or know someone who does, this book is perfect.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Austen on February 2, 2011
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I have read quite a few books by Tuchy and am well aware of the space he consistenly provides for your thoughts. This is no different in that aspect except that this book truly warrants a need for that space. I was surprised by the amount I wrote down just from what came to me after reading the various quotes, sayings and adages. I enjoyed the variety of the relationships discussed and addressed in this book as I think m any are often overlooked in our life. Many times I found the items in the book so interesting I wrote additional stuff outside of the book because it had my brain reeling. Great book for reflection.
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This is a great collection of thought provoking quotes and sayings about relationships.

The magic is not in the collection. The magic comes from you giving sufficient thought to the quotes to understand the full meaning. The magic will only come when you use the quotes to do some self-reflection.

Here is a good example of what I mean. "Make yourself a better person and know who you are before you try to know someone else and expect them to know you." This requires some deep thought and introspection. It is very difficult for us to know ourselves. Philosophers have been telling us that for ages. But still we are afraid to look deep into the mirror and see who we really are.

The book has much value as a collection of quotes. However to get the full value, you need to put some real thought into the quotes. Study them. Understand them on a deeper level.

Here is another one: "It is easier to tie the knot than to untie it." That seem obvious, yet everyday plenty of people tie the knot without really knowing what they are doing.

Here are some more of my favorites:

"Don't forget to love yourself."

"The person who searches for another without flaws, searches forever."

"The best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other."

"More often that not, love is not absent, what is absent is communication."

"When you are arguing with a fool, make sure he is not doing the same thing."

"A good marriage often requies a closed mouth and an open mind."

There are plenty of other great quotes and sayings in this little collection. It is left up to the reader to understand these quotes.
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Tuchy Palmieri has done it again! The author of other great books brings us "Relationship Magic", a wonderful book to help keep the magic in a relationship. It's handy for anyone wishing to improve their relationship perspective and open their minds to the wonderful quotes and helpful questions the books provides. The quotes are thought-provoking and insightful. The poems are interesting and touching. My favorite and most used quote about things happening for a reason was included in the book as well. I recommend "Relationship Magic" to anyone who wants a prod towards a positive direction!
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Everyone who ever lived on this Earth has been in a relationship. We relate as children, as siblings, as friends, as lovers and as parents.

Everyone who's been in a relationship has had times of joy, sadness, strife and success.

In this book, Tuchy gives readers a place to reflect on the relationships in their lives and to write down their thoughts, desires and aspirations for those relationships.

Whether you're in a good one or a not so good one, you will find something to uplift and encourage you in these pages.

A definite must have, and a book I will return to again and again.
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Relationships are crazy, and sometimes it takes seeing things in a different and unbiased perspective to truly appreciate and cherish the relationships we have in our lives. In this latest book by Tuchy Palmieri, Tuchy explores the complex form of relationships through quotes and encouragement. This book is a well written piece that not only provides teaching but also gives the opportunity for reflection after each section so you can jot down thoughts as you move though the book. A must read for everyone who needs a little encouragement in their own lives.
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