For most, getting married means making a life-long commitment to the person you love.
But these people have a rather more tongue-in-cheek idea of what marriage actually means to them – from not having to shave their legs anymore, to being able to sit on the toilet with the door open.
Dozens of husbands and wives have been sharing their hilarious insight on what marriage is really like as the hashtag #BeingMarriedMeans sweeps across Twitter.
People have been sharing their tongue-in-cheek ideas of what marriage actually means to them, as the hashtag #BeingMarriedMeans sweeps across Twitter
Meanwhile, one husband said he now felt at liberty to sit on the toilet with the door wide open
Many described having to put up with their other half’s annoying habits for the rest of their lives, with one person quipping: ‘If the toilet seat is left up there will be consequences’.
Another joked that being married means ‘allowing your wife to stick her ice cube feet against you when you’re trying to sleep’.
In fact, having to share a bed – and a duvet – was common problem mentioned by the Twitter users.
Others had more philosophical views on what marriage means to them, with one writing: ‘Hating someone so much you want to kill them. But love them too much to do it’.
Others had more philosophical views on what marriage means to them, including this passionate response
Meanwhile, another quipped that marriage was ‘an institution of three rings’: ‘engagement ring’, ‘wedding ring’, and ‘suffering’
Another had a less hopeful view on marriage, suggesting that the only possible options are parting in ‘death or divorce’ – ‘so don’t do it’.
In a similar vein, one described marriage as being ‘an institution of three rings’: ‘engagement ring’, ‘wedding ring’, and ‘suffering’.
And in one rather unnerving post, a Twitter user suggested being married means always having a ‘willing accomplice/ alibi.’
Having to share a bed was common problem mentioned by the Twitter users (file photo)
And one woman said that being married involves getting a whole new family – who you avoid