Rachel then invites Joshua to a fake party at Monica and Rachel's apartment with the friends where Rachel wears her High school cheerleading outfit, which leads Joshua to fall for her.
She eventually convinces an originally unwilling Paul to tell her more about himself, but he goes a little too far, as he begins sharing childhood memories that were particularly traumatizing for him.
He begins crying, and doesn't stop for hours, delaying their date and making an unappealing night for Rachel. Tag appears in 7 episodes between Season 7 and Season 8.
Rachel's hires him as her assistant at Ralph Lauren and they eventually date.
Paul ends up falling in love with Rachel despite their age difference, and Rachel returns the feelings. Later, Paul ends up bringing Rachel on a date to his country house.
Unbeknownst to Paul, Ross and Elizabeth are there too, and while Ross is hiding under the bed, he hears Paul give himself a pep talk which implies he is nervous about pleasing Rachel.