I've just had an illuminating BN moment!!
My fragrance love was long dormant, and actively discouraged by friends and family. It wasn't about preference for them. The presence of any personal scent was intrusive. I was very impressionable and went along quietly, not wanting to impose my fragrance on anyone that might object.
Lately, a series of dramatic life changes put me in an introspective mode, and I've finally acknowledged my love of scent. Almost immediately,