Originally Posted by imsilly
I hope he's wrong. I definitely don't want to reach a ceiling before I've gotten as good as I want to be. I suspect your progress is relative to the passion you have and not the time you've been playing.
THIS, 100% this. I feel that you can play for 10 years just strumming chords and truly not get better, or play for 6 months with passion and a willingness to learn, and easily surpass that person strumming for so long. I feel that if you think you can be better, then you can.
If nothing else, go back and try to play some parts of a song you never thought you could play before. You'd really notice your gain in experience when you start banging out those riffs that seemed impossibly hard for years...