I was the same way and still am to some extent. No matter what gear we try, we will always hear it differently as others. " Trust you Ears " After more than 50 years in this insane hobby I still express my impressions as in my own language. I’ve never quite got the swing of the audiophile jargon. Who cares what others think? Have fun and share your experience in your own way.
This is a very thoughtful and kind forum here. I know the other forums you speak of. I can’t remember any flaming here. We run a tight ship and we are " Proud " to be the best headphone forum.