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1.
One of the options for "Relationship Status" on Facebook. Refers to a couple in an ambiguous state between "friends" and "in a relationship". May also be used to indicate dissatisfaction with an existing relationship.
If someone changes their status from "In a Relationship" to "It's Complicated", expect them to be "Single" and "Looking for Random Play" soon.
by Dan04 October 04, 2007
 
2.
it's complicated - any relationship that's not OK..

- fear of being called single

- holding on to something that's about to end

- still hoping to work things out

- in denial stage of separation
i thought you and your boyfriend split up.. why does your fb relationship status say's "it's complicated?"
by lazy laila February 06, 2010
 
3.
Can also mean a relationship status that does not fit into the status quo, or the options that are available in the chekboxes for forms. A favorite choice that is now available on facebook for people who are in three-way relationships, or other polyamorous relationships including swinging, bisexual openness, and others.
"How do I tell me friends that I am in a relationship with my primary partner, but I am open to intimate adventures with other girls for bisexual threeomes?" I don't want to scare off any potential thirds, but I want to keep all the annoying social network stalkers from hounding me everyday...
Check "it's complicated"
by Suave1 February 06, 2010
 
4.
A Facebook relationship status, where an individual is not happy with their current relationship, and is willing to tell the world how frustrated they are with their significant other or lack thereof.

this can also mean that one is involved in multiple relationships. Or their significant other is a whore and complicated the relationship, but being with several people at once
Well how's your girlfriend Jim ?

"Shes ok, I just wish she weren't dating three other guys while dating me too." It's complicated
by pressword.co.nr February 06, 2010
 
5.
a couple that can't decide to be friends, friends with benefits, or to be in a full out relationship. Friends continue to ask each person what their situation is but no one can truly say in a relationship.
Robin and Lauren's relationship is complicated. If I had to put a title on it I would say,"It's complicated!" Come on guys, just be in a relationship all ready.
by Grenade's Beware February 03, 2011
 
6.
An easy brush off when you don't want to explain something.
Aunt: How is that internship search going?
Joe: It's complicated.
by aerospaceeng February 16, 2010
 
7.
A relationship that is over or dying but you don't want to admit that so you avoid the truth by saying "it's complicated."
Gina and Chad's engagement has been on the rocks for years but they won't move on, they just stay together and say, "it's complicated" whenever people ask when they're planning to get married.
by JavaJaneOhio August 16, 2010