This isn’t your parents’ recession. Everything else may decline, but the sex industry is rising. Surveys indicate that people are turning to sex more often to improve their mood in this flacid economy, among other reasons. The act itself is free (or often is), but the products associated with it can be expensive. Yet these products are selling as well or better than previous years. If you’re looking for a safe investing opportunity, a good cocktail conversation starter, or you’re just secretly curious (we were), here’s the breakdown of how the sex business is doing in this recession. Photo Credit: erix!