I recently made a comment that offended several people. No big deal. As writers, we are very opinionated, and entitled to our opinions. We have the right of free speech, and freedom of the press. It's inevitable that something we say or write is going to rub someone the wrong way. What was it Abraham Lincoln said, "You can't please all of the people all of the time"? Or something like that. I certainly don't try. If people disagree with me, or don't like my work, they are free to disagree. I won't take offense. However, some folks get their feathers ruffled at the drop of a hat. Literally, I can drop a hat and they will fall apart. My advice is: BUCK UP. Grow up and develop thick skin. Everybody is not going to like you. Accept it.
We writers know this. Rejection is part of our lives. Revision is too. We don't sit down and magically produce a perfect product. We edit ourselves, or have others do it for us. We make corrections when we are wrong, and revise those corrections until they are worth sharing with the world. In other words, we are constantly striving to be better. I wish everyone would take this approach to life. When something is not right, and someone is called on it, look at yourself and fix the problem. Don't make the situation worse by becoming enraged, or sad, or depressed. Take good advice and become better...at whatever.
I'm not talking about bullying. No one should ever do that, under any circumstances. But critiques are helpful. Develop thick skin. Grow. There is always pain involved with maturing. Whether as a writer, or as a person. Growth can come at any age. We will never reach perfection down here on Earth. But, we can sure strive for it.