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So, David Bixler, what 'type' of person does have an affair? What are you trying to say?

As a military expert with ties around the world, Paula Broadwell kept a busy schedule packed with writing, teaching and helping wounded soldiers, leaving little time for the married mother to commit "indiscretions," a friend told ABC News.

"I have some serious questions about who is connecting these dots and how. ... Paula Broadwell is not the type ... she isn't," said David Bixler, an active duty double amputee who met Broadwell though a charity foundation in 2010.

As a biographer to Gen. David Petraeus, Broadwell enjoyed tremendous access to the general during the year they spent together in Afghanistan, finding out the idiosyncrasies that helped shaped the man who was the public face of the war.

But what remained unseen was the extramarital affair that Petraeus told friends began after he left the army in August of 2011.

People close to Petraeus told ABC News they found Broadwell too "gushy" about the general, whom she viewed as a mentor, and commented to each other that they believed the 40-year-old was "in love with him.

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