If you really want to learn to play the guitar,it involves,time,practice,practice and yes more practice.
I've looked at several sites for beginners and once you understand how to read music,tabs or hear music you want to play,they tell you practice is the key.
What do you want to do once you have learned to play?
Entertain friends and others or for self gratification.
Just play like your heroes or empresses girl or boy friends may be.
It's really up to you.
Once you have made that commitment, it would will be like anything else you want to do well.
Start by seeking out various sources of information,teachers or friends,books,CD/DVD and even downloads from the internet.
I love to here good music and anyone who takes the time and effort needed to become a good player has my respect.
Malc. Learn to Play Guitar