It's inevitable that when you set out on learning something new, you will make mistakes. This is true for learning guitar as well.
Being a live and online guitar teacher, I've helped a lot of beginner guitar students get through the initial hardships, and have observed several very common beginner mistakes newbies tend to make.
There is a Latin proverb which goes: "A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own."
In the spirit of proverbial Italy, why not be wise today? I've compiled the 10 most common problems beginner guitar students tend to have, so that you can learn from the mistakes of others.