Congratulations on braving the world of RAW.
It's like having your own digital darkroom.
Shooting and processing in RAW is a bit like entering a beauty contest. Everyone will have their own opinion as to what looks good.
When you convert from RAW, if possible, I would suggest viewing your picture in as many venues as possible.
For example, print a picture, send a picture to a friend to see what it looks like on that person's screen, look on your own screen and preview it on this forum.
The thing is, no one computer/monitor, renders a picture the same way.
Probably a print is the most common denominator as you, and anyone else you show your print to, will view the same picture.
Hang in there.
Convert lots of RAW shots and most importantly,