You ask for opinions and you got them. Half of BH members (if not the majority) receives some kind of government support. If you have been around long enough and have spent time reading some controversial posts, you knew you were going to get blasted.
If you want people to support this status, maybe join a forum where only the rich and righteous get to post.
I would have replied something like 'whatever young childless girl. I will talk to you when you're 35 with 3 kids and a prick of a husband you would love to kick to the curb, but you can't as that would submit you to all the above mentioned rubbish and ridicule'