14 One-Liners That Sum Up What Marriage Is Really Like

05/01/2015 04:50 pm ET

This week, HuffPost Weddings highlighted a handful of tweets that summed up the marriage experience.

"Turns out, marriage is mostly just walking behind your wife carrying heavy things," one tweeter mused. "Marriage is essentially agreeing to share 50 percent of your ice cream forever," another lamented.

The roundup was pithy and sweet, but let's be honest here: Married life can be a lot rougher than having to go halfsies on a bowl of rocky road.

In true Debbie Downer fashion, we, too, turned to the Twittersphere to find some honest definitions of marriage. Below, 14 tweets that perfectly capture what married life is really like in less than 140 characters.

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