How many others have perfume/chemical smell triggers and how do you deal with this? In my own how I've banished all candles, perfumed beauty products, cleaning products, etc, but when I'm out in public or at work, there are SO MANY people who use perfume! I'm super sensitive to it so even the smallest amount will trigger a massive migraine in about 6 seconds. I work in an office with several other women who practically own an entire Bath and Body Works store, but no matter how many times I say that perfumed hand lotions and candles make me sick, they always seem to forget in about a month and bring in more. How do you politely tell people to basically stop without infringing on their personal rights? (I know my health is more important, but I feel guilty having to limit what they can do because I'm weird;) And how do you deal with complete strangers? Whenever I go out to dinner or a movie or whatever, I always end up sitting next to the woman who dumped the entire bottle of perfume on herself that morning. It's gotten to the point where I can't even leave my own home. It makes me want to cry.
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