MARLO THOMAS
10/29/2012 11:01 am ET Updated Aug 16, 2013

The Asexual Population, From Dr. Pepper Schwartz (WATCH)

I've heard that about 1% of the population is asexual, so when love and relationship expert Dr. Pepper Schwartz joined me on Mondays with Marlo, I just had to ask her about this. She told me that this phenomenon of wanting companionship but not wanting sex was extremely uncommon. Instead, she told me that men -- specifically -- often lack sex drive due to low testosterone levels, which can be fixed. However, she did say, that if a person truly is asexual, which is possible, they should seek out a companion that is also asexual.

And for more fantastic advice from Dr. Pepper Schwartz, see her tips on sex, dating and relationships:

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Dr. Pepper Schwartz's Tips On Dating, Sex And Relationships


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