The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. Stack every bit of criticism between two layers of PRAISE. (if it is difficult to praise STAND, Ephesians 6:13).
If you know in your sanctified soul that you made the right decesion/choice according to HIS WORD.
Moral Character= integrity, courage, fortitude, honesty and loyalty.