Eventually, it just became another part of his job.
If Paul Burns' boss told him he looked handsome that day, he knew how the day would end. If she told him to bring some papers to her house after work, he knew how the day would end. If she told him to pick up her dry cleaning, he knew how the day would end.
He was 18, going on 19, in an entry-level job at a mortgage company in Orange County, California. She was management. And that gave her power.
"I mean, I didn't want to lose my job," said Burns, now in his late thirties. "So I complied."