I stopped drinking for 500 days and then about three months ago started drinking occasionally again. I don’t think this is a wise decision. I can tell alcohol still is a problem for me. I started to crave it again slightly. I feel like there is a gut bacteria that processes / demands alcohol. I thought I read something about that. It is also tough to stop drinking unless everyone else around me stops too. I think it is safer and better to just not drink at all.