#1
Today, I've been playing guitar a year and a half. I'm alright, people have told me I'm pretty good for someone who's been playing for as long as I have. I want to learn theory, mostly because a lot of people say it helps out a lot with your playing and technique and writing/composing. I don't know if I'm doing it wrong, but I find learning theory boring. I know a few positions of the A Minor Pentatonic scale (or a few scales, can't remember if it's all A Minor), basic/common chords, although I only remember a bit if I don't have them on a piece of paper in front of me, and some arpeggios, which I can sweep decently. All in all, I know bits and pieces of a lot of things. I just find that learning the rest, like scales, sight reading, etc. bore the HELL out of me. I really just want to play songs and write stuff, but I'm not technical and skilled enough to do that yet.

I moved 30 minutes away from where I always used to get lessons, which I enjoyed a lot (which made learning easier for me.) I really enjoy lessons, but would also like to teach myself. I want ways to make learning it enjoyable. I know that not knowing any theory and being a great guitarist is possible, but I can't seem how to make it work for me. I want to be a knowledgeable guitarist, but I don't want to waste time learning something I probably won't either use, remember, or enjoy. Basically not bore myself learning all this that I get sick of guitar.

Sorry for the long post. I'm just confused about all this and where to start.
#2
There are some great resources here, and another good place to learn would be through musictheory.net. Lastly, I have a music theory site (link in signature), which I will be updating this semester so the content is a little more user friendly.
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There are some great resources here, and another good place to learn would be through musictheory.net. Lastly, I have a music theory site (link in signature), which I will be updating this semester so the content is a little more user friendly.

I scanned through the link in your sig and it seems really easy and straight forward. Thank you. Looks like it'll help me a lot.