President Trump has once again sparked controversy with poorly worded and insensitive Tweets. This time, he took to the social media network to cast doubt on the credibility of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has made allegations of sexual misconduct against Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.

In a series of tweets, he suggested that if Dr. Ford's allegations were 'as bad as she says,' she would have reported it at the time, back in the 1980's. This simplistic take on an experience that is deeply painful, personal and ridden with feelings of fear, shame and guilt, is sadly typical of a President who is chronically lacking in both empathy and self-awareness.

In response to President Trump's dismissive attitude to the struggles of reporting sexual assault, the hashtag #WhyIDidn'tReport has been spreading like wildfire on Twitter. People are opening up about their experiences in raw and emotional ways, and it makes for heartbreaking, yet important reading. The response proves that there is no set procedure for reporting sexual misconduct, the complex emotions that it provokes and the time it can take to process the trauma are subjective and unique to each individual. Attacking a survivor's credibility and integrity can only strengthen the stigma around reporting these crimes, and further encourage others to stay silent. Scroll down below to check out the passionate responses to Trump's tweets for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments.

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Samantha Bing 4 months ago

Jesus. This is horrible to happen to anyone let alone a four year old.

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Person2638 4 months ago

Her friend is terrible.

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birdhouse 4 months ago

Wow, just wow! How pathetic can a parent be?

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Dawn Murphy 4 months ago (edited)

So terrible that this would happen to anyone! But, what is also heartbreaking is that we don't teach our children to go to the hospital or police station......! We tell them to talk to an adult or parent. But in the f'd-up state of our world, that doesn't always work.

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why not 4 months ago

and to think today is improved over how things once were. despicable. I hope you find a way to deal with your pain. It is not your fault.

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Jus 4 months ago

This is awful! Who cares about family? A child was damaged!

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Samantha Bing 4 months ago

My heart is breaking from reading this.

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Zenozenobee 4 months ago

She acused the victime of having sex with an adult man.... People that blame the victime are trash.

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C 4 months ago

Your mom is a real piece of work. That's horrible

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Marieange Dobresk 4 months ago

I'm so sorry this happened to you

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Merilyn Horton 4 months ago

That’s heartbreaking

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silem arod 4 months ago

Indeed, they should come forward much more. This isn't about genders. This is about the violation of human's right.

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Agnes Jekyll 4 months ago

Yes, so many predators use their positions to bully victims. It was not your fault

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Lee Malone 4 months ago

I was sexually abused, they said I have weird fantasies and that I was makingit up lol

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manowce 4 months ago

sorry, but fuck his wife, how is she even important in this story?!

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Krishna Vishwas 4 months ago

This guy seems like donald trump has made an account on BP.

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Agnes Jekyll 4 months ago

So terrifying. I'm so sorry

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SnowyLynx 4 months ago

Wow, I’m so sorry

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ZombieGirl5591 4 months ago

Wow, I read her entire tweet thread (its about 40 something tweets long) and it is so powerful and heartbreaking and infuriating.

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Person2638 4 months ago

Oh my god, that's horrible.

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Christina Sersif 4 months ago

This breaks my heart. I'm so sorry

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Agnes Jekyll 4 months ago

I'm so sorry--what an evil man.

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Marieange Dobresk 4 months ago

I am so sorry. Heart wrenching

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Carolina Vieira 4 months ago

Hope that made you feel a little better.....I applaude your courage <3

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furious_lover 4 months ago

this is awful!

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BusLady 4 months ago

Reminds me of the movie "The Accused."

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Agnes Jekyll 4 months ago

i'm so sorry. None of this is your fault.

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Leslie Mallard 4 months ago

Exactly. Many years and thousands of dollars worth of therapy.

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Pamela24 4 months ago

I have a similar story and feel the same way. He only touched my thighs inappropriately on several occasions and didn't respond to me saying no (a friend saved me later on, I confided in him and he talked to the assaulter). I'm trying to be thankful. Because I have friends who have been raped. Only recently and much thanks to the whole "Me too" movement I made myself tell people. Even the ones who know him. Maybe he won't do it again but maybe he will. And I shouldn't be the one who bears the responsibility of not telling anyone. If people think less of him because of it - they should. He should have listened to me saying no.

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Agnes Jekyll 4 months ago

Read this, people, who question why women don't come forward

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furious_lover 4 months ago

Trump is really digging a hole he cant get out of

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Daria B 4 months ago

This is infuriating and nonsense, and my praise goes to your supportive friends. Support is all we need as a society.

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BusLady 4 months ago

Security? More like in-security.

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BusLady 4 months ago

Hopefully, you will get the support and therapy that you need.

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Kiahna 4 months ago

Whatevers not taken, religion is not bullshit. You know what? There's no point even trying to defend my beliefs because this world is so full of hate, no one will pull their heads out of their asses long enough to hear anyone but themselves. Stop judging people that you don't even know.

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BusLady 4 months ago

Pedophiles choose their victims because they know that children are weaker, and less likely to tell. They also know that young children may feel guilt, as if they did something wrong.

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Robin Ellison 4 months ago

I can understand

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BusLady 4 months ago

Sick bastard.

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Leo Domitrix 4 months ago

AMEN. The phenomenon of inaccurate detail memory is found in car accident victims, too, for the record.

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BusLady 4 months ago

You probably felt guilty for "betraying" your best friend. I hope she figured him out and left him.

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BusLady 4 months ago

I'm sure someone would have said "Well, why did you go on a blind date?"

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Krishna Vishwas 4 months ago

He is asshole to think that if she didn't report it then so she might be a liar. He is insensitive prick like you are. Not a inch of empathy or humanity.

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Carmen Elena 4 months ago

What´s wrong with you @Whatevers not taken? People like you makes this problem worse and worse.

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Leo Domitrix 4 months ago

Earned my PTSD diagnosis. What was said about "you forget ti so it doesn't affect you until later"... is why it's called POST-trauma. And is, in fact, part of PTSD.

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BusLady 4 months ago

Nice poem. It says so much.

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incoherent screaming 4 months ago

This is honestly so sad, that this seems normal. Our country is broken, and not just ours. This happens all over the world, and nobody tells, because people don't belive them, or because the person who did it was a "kind person", "they would never do that", or they "didn't have evidence". Why would you need evidence and not trust the word of the person it actually happened to? I know sometimes people lie about this happening to them, and that is just abominable. But every case, and I mean EVERY, should be treated as real. I understand this is a post about why people didn't report, but some should learn from this and always tell, no matter what your family or friends say.

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BusLady 4 months ago

I hope your friend escaped him.

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Nadja Lambacher 4 months ago

No it was not. This breaks my heart.

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TheReader19 4 months ago

No one deserves being raped for acting like a teenager. It was his fault never yours.

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Lee Malone 4 months ago

@Whatevers not taken your taking this trolling way to far. Like gtfo already. You should realize you just look like an idiot and what you say has no effect on anyone other than pissing people off. Got way to much time on your hands obviously.

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Starlight 4 months ago

Whatever's not taken please shut up!

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Daria B 4 months ago (edited)

Professional incompetence at its finest. If those people don't feel any compassion for the victim, shouldn't they at least feel ashamed for not being able to do their job properly?

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BusLady 4 months ago

Horrible experience.

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BusLady 4 months ago

It's outrageous how many colleges allow this, and actually punish people who report sexual assault. Ask some of the Cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy, who have tried reporting it.

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Nia Loves Art 4 months ago

A lot of rapists have started wearing condoms so that it is more difficult to identify them through DNA evidence.

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BusLady 4 months ago

A moment of thrill for him, and a lifetime of hell for you.

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Anne 4 months ago

Are you really that stupid?? She just wrote why she didn't report it! That has nothing to do with law-school, but how the LAW is not taking these reports seriously. And instead of solving the case, they blame the victim - just like you do!

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Leaf the ostrich 4 months ago

can you please stop whatevers not taken cause that's just rude and mean i mean it could have taken a lot of strength to post this even though they have been laughed at before so your just making your grave cause people think your mean and rude and think that this abuse is cool and nice not wrong and messed up soo can you just stop

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LA Juice 4 months ago

yep. Saying it out loud makes it so much more real, unable to every push it away.