Guys, I told my guy friend (former boyfriend) that I still have feelings for him over text. It's been almost two weeks and no reply. Did I scare him?

So, I met this guy at my best friend's birthday party about a year ago. He caught my eye from the second he entered the room with his friends and I mustered up the courage to go talk to him and introduce myself. He was very reserved and shy at first, but his friends encouraged me to keep trying to give him hints, and eventually he got the message. We hit it off and dated for about 5 months, but unfortunately things came to an end because the majority of our relationship was during the pandemic, which made it hard to see each other. He explained to me that he felt like the timing wasn't right and that had there not been a pandemic, we would've been farther along in our relationship. We hugged it out but remained good friends after the fact.

Him and I would talk as friends, and every so often I'd come down to visit our mutual friends and we'd invite him along on our outings. The first few times, he seemed very drawn into himself and shy, maybe even nervous. But after a while, he started to warm up more. He'd smile at me, laugh at my jokes, and I'd even catch him look at me a few times. Eventually, he became comfortable with the two of us just hanging out together and talking over coffee or playing games at his place. He also started hugging me too, and wouldn't hug any of our other friends if we were with them. The last time we hung out together and he was dropping me off at my friend's, he said goodbye and his stare lingered for just a second too long, so with all these signals, I thought that maybe he still has feelings for me too.

So, I took it upon myself one night to tell him how I really feel, because I kept waiting around thinking he might say something himself, and I felt like he needed to hear the truth after all this time. Granted, he has always been a terrible texter and I don't always get a reply back or we stop texting after a certain point, but it leads me to think I might be scaring him off. I haven't texted him since then.
Guys, I told my guy friend (former boyfriend) that I still have feelings for him over text. It's been almost two weeks and no reply. Did I scare him?
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