As a lot of people can tell you, learning a new language is always fun, but difficult. This is also true of Spanish. Someone who knows the language will tell you that it is not that hard to learn, and they are right. The difficulty lies within the time and effort that you must put into learning it. If you are sure that you want to learn Spanish, nothing is stopping you so go for it. If you do, make sure that you follow through and learn the language entirely (enough to hold a conversation) and do not just learn basic everyday phrases.
As with any language, you must have patience and continue to learn. Even if you think that it is too tough for you to learn, keep going. It will all pay off in the end. An important part of the learning process is to actually listen to people who speak the language fluently. You can listen to how they pronounce the words so that you are sure not to make any mistakes when speaking. If you are friends with someone who can speak Spanish well, tell them that you are trying to learn the language and would like some help.
Besides your friends, there are many different ways that you can learn Spanish. Computer software available online can help you to learn Spanish. One program that is very good, probably the best one out there, is Rosetta Stone.
When you are learning Spanish, do everything possible to make sure that you learn the language. Watching Spanish television channels and movies will help you. One of the best ways that you can learn Spanish through movies is to watch movies with Spanish subtitles. This way you understand what the characters are saying, but you can also read what they are saying in Spanish and relate them together.
After you have some knowledge of the language, or even right as you start learning, invest in a Spanish/English dictionary. Each time you learn the meaning of a word, mark it off so you can keep track of how much vocabulary you know. After you have spent the time and effort learning Spanish, you will be pleased with the fact that you can speak another language.