That scene in X2: X-Men United where Bobby goes to Boston and he explains to his family that he’s a mutant and his mom says “Well, Bobby honey, have you tried just not being a mutant?” just really describes how people react when you tell them you have a mental illness or…

Been told that before. Also heard people say that to their family members who are gay/lesbian/trans/asexual/etc. It doesn’t work that way!!!