In the year since I've been a member of this site your progress has been staggering. You have gone from a wanna be to a searching intelligent photographer.
I don't have an answer to your question, and I definately won't try to block your search with negative responses. However, I am certain that you will find the answer.
Sometimes, our perception of the pluses and minuses of different products is only obvious to us, perhaps due to the individual nuances of how we use them. Perhaps that is why we go through phases in our work moving from one product and style to another.
Keep up the search.