Several weeks ago, I became resolute in the decision that I would come out to my mom on New Years Day... it didn't happen. I was so set and so sure, but when it came down to it, I had a full-blown anxiety attack, something I had never experienced before in my life. I'm already comfortably out of the closet at college as well as out to 3 of my 4 siblings, but this... I am at a loss. I don't know what to do. Every time I want to tell her I'm paralyzed with anxiety and fear; the words won't come out. I'm not even really that afraid of what she will think or say even though she is a Catholic. I don't know why I can't just say the damn words, "Mom, I'm gay." like I practiced so many times in the mirror and alone in my car. I feel like such a coward. Anyone else had similar issues with intense coming-out anxiety? Any advice would be appreciated.