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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.
Rachel has Phoebe give Paolo a massage, but when Paolo makes a pass at her, Rachel breaks up with him.
In season two, after Rachel finds out Ross is dating Julie, heartbroken and drunk, she has a one night stand with Paolo, but it doesn't amount to anything further than that.
Main Article: Ross and Rachel In "The One With Russ", Rachel dates a man named Russ, who to the bewilderment of her friends looks and acts eerily similar to Ross.
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.