I can explain it in no way than by assuming that it is due to overanxiety to do the correct thing.
The only fear is test in our overanxiety we give them a degree of independence for which they are unfit, thereby inviting reaction and disaster.
Clyde had often wondered during the summer if the responsibility of so many girls had not been too much of a tax on her mother's strength and patience, but her letters had been so cheerful, so uncomplaining, that she had tried to put the thought out of her mind, attributing it to overanxiety.
"Perhaps it is the inevitable result of my overanxiety to understand."
 If this dream has been occasioned by overanxiety and weakness, the contrary may be expected.