The news of his wife’s affair had crushed him. He slumped in his chair and sobbed bitterly. The thought of losing the woman he loved was unbearable. Her admission shook him deeply, and he wondered if he would ever recover or experience happiness again.
In Your Marriage Can Survive Infidelity, Dr. Cody J. Perry, Ph.D., shares the story of betrayal, anguish, and uncertainty after his wife’s affair. For many couples, adultery is an automatic death sentence. However, for Cody and his wife, it meant the beginning of a stronger, more fulfilling marriage. An Old Testament story and Paul’s description of love in 1 Corinthians 13 allowed Dr. Perry to escape from the precipice of divorce and rebuild a wonderful marriage.
Dr. Perry shares his experiences and steps for building a stronger marriage, including:
• His personal story of betrayal, depression, and redemption
• The reasons he chose to reconcile with his wife
• Myths about marriage and divorce
• What the Bible says about marriage, love, forgiveness, and grace
• How to forgive your spouse
• What to expect as you rebuild your marriage
• How to protect your relationship from infidelity
• How reconciliation reveals God’s glory
• How to heal from infidelity and/or a divorce
Dr. Perry’s candid account of infidelity, forgiveness, and Christian marriage brings hope and optimism to those struggling through a difficult marriage. His story illustrates how God works miracles when couples commit to loving one another in a Biblical, Christ-centered relationship.
Author, Cody J. Perry, Ph.D., is an outdoor enthusiast and educator. He writes to help people understand their Christian beliefs and build stronger relationships with God. He also pens educational research articles and is currently working on two novels. Cody holds a Ph.D. in education from the University of Wyoming. He also possesses a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Colorado Christian University. His education allows him to view current issues through Christian and secular lenses. Dr. Perry was an elementary math and science teacher before teaching courses at the University of Wyoming. His college teaching experience included working with young men and women studying to become elementary school teachers. He has numerous academic articles to his credit and continues to work at the university while working as an author. Dr. Perry’s background in education and skill as a teacher allow him to explain challenging Biblical concepts in an easy to understand, straightforward manner. He has battled numerous trials and obstacles and attributes his success to God’s guidance and the love and support of his family. Cody has been married to his best friend, Annette, for eight years. Their oldest son, Cody, works in heating and air conditioning and loves everything related to sports. Their younger son, Tyler, is preparing for his final year of high school and enjoys playing guitar.