It could be because she cares about your feelings or doesnt want you to read too much into her desire to take a break. She likely feels that a break will give her space and time she needs to work through things. Someone else has her attention. This is probably not what you want to hear, but it happens.
What does it mean when your partner wants to take a break?
The answer varies from situation to situation, but when a guy wants to take a break, its generally for one of three reasons: hes genuinely confused about his feelings for you and where he wants the relationship to go, he feels a need to reassert control over his life and/or the relationship, or he knows he wants to
Should you text if youre on a break?
Yes, you should text your girlfriend any time you want to communicate with her, especially if she is texting you first. If she were not texting you first, then I would say, “Leave her alone. Respect her wishes.” However, both of your actions make it clear that this break is not working for either one of you.