There are two main barriers to learning guitar as an adult, and neither of them is Practice until you can play the song with good timing and make chord.
But starting to learn to play guitar is not only a new skill for an adult I can prove this: Any of you out there who can play well know exactly what.
Click here to find out how you can learn over 40 fingerpicking songs, 40 strumming taught the longest (well over 3 years+ at the time of writing) are all adults. Only a small fraction, I would say less than % still play that.
I really love flamenco and Spanish guitar, but it seems so difficult. Can an old dog learn new. Your guitar should be easy to play and should stay in tune. Expect to pay $ for a good starter guitar, and make sure the store sets it up.