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1.
A phrase originating from (the title of) the film 'Harsh Times' starring Christian Bale.

Used to acknowledge a difficult yet comical situation and express sympathy to the person or people affected.
A: Fuck man! Can you believe this shit?! My girl just dropped me for my younger brother!
B: Damn man. Lol. Harsh times!
A: 'Fuck you laughing at?!
by haxico December 08, 2010
 
2.
if you toke on a spliff and it is mostly baccy or paper...then you are going through harsh times
uhoh boys....were goin through some harsh times
by Ruddegger March 11, 2004