Paolo would constantly buy Rachel jewellery, clothes, or shoes whilst he was in Italy.
Rachel has Phoebe give Paolo a massage, but when Paolo makes a pass at her, Rachel breaks up with him.
Rachel bizarrely does not see the multiple similarities between Ross and Russ, and even more bizarrely, neither do either of them.Rachel dates Russ as a rebound relationship after breaking up with Ross upon learning of a list of her pros and cons he had written up whilst trying to decide whether to date her or Julie, but the fact that she would date a man who resembles him so much - even if she hasn't noticed the aforementioned resemblances - seems to strongly imply that she is still attracted to him, and the other friends actually suggest this theory to her.Eventually, when Rachel sees the two arguing, she finally sees the similarities between them and walks away, disturbed.Barry Farber was engaged to Rachel in 1994, but Rachel leaves him at the altar when she realizes she doesn't love him after finding herself more turned on by a gravy boat.Barry and Rachel briefly reconcile towards the end of season one after the former announces his engagement to Mindy Hunter.
Barry and Rachel split up once again when Barry chooses to marry Mindy.Barry marries Mindy in the season two finale, "The One With Barry and Mindy's Wedding", where Rachel makes an appearance as one of Mindy's bridesmaids.Barry and Mindy get divored in season six when Barry cheats on Mindy again. A dark, Italian man who could not speak English very well.Rachel's relationship with Paolo was based merely on sex.Rachel refers to her relationship with Paolo as the complete opposite of her relationship with Barry.Throughout the relationship, Ross was jealous of Paolo and constantly tricked him into calling himself mean names.