“You learn more about a person by living in his house for a week than by years of running into him at social gatherings.”
–Philip Lopate, “Reflections on Subletting” in Against Joie de Vivre: Personal Essays
Agree, disagree? I agree.
What are other good ways to get to know someone? Travel together, work on a project together, meet his or her family, look at the photos on his or her phone…