LPaigex, always remember, it says far more about them, than it does about you!
Yes it hurts to be judged, I am privileged that I love in the country I do live in where people don't tend to care what you do personally (as long as it doesn't scare the horses!).
One of the advantages of Poly families (as opposed to people living in smaller units) at least is that you have the opportunity for more income into the home, who knows? Maybe one day you'll all be able to move to a place more accepting.