In the big picture, marriage is about love, commitment, partnership, sacrifice and selflessness. But on a day-to-day basis, marriage isn't always about all of those high-minded things. It's about deciding what the hell to eat for dinner or learning to deal with your partner's weird bathroom habits.
We turned to the Twittersphere to find some more honest definitions of marriage. Below are 14 tweets that perfectly encapsulate what it means to be married in less than 140 characters.
Marriage is mostly listening to your spouse tell a story to people and dismissively saying, "you're not telling it right."
— Ruby (@43MAUDIE_Ruby58) April 22, 2015
Marriage is essentially agreeing to share 50% of your ice cream for ever
— Wingman (@The01Wingman) January 23, 2015