Relax. Now that the childbearing years are largely behind you, retirees are free to date solely because they enjoy spending time with another person. "You don't have to wonder, 'Will she be a good mother?' or 'Will I be a good father?'," says Robert Morris, 67, of Concord, Calif., who has been dating once or twice a week for the past three years. "You're settled in your life. You can just enjoy each other's company."