Complicated situation or event in life, or elements of
a relationship, which cannot be resolved either quickly
or nicely, mainly because the unfolding, evolving series
of events is beyond your personal control. Such events
often result in any number of catastrophes, such as bodily injury, broken furniture, or other equally traumatic and often creative kinds of invasions.
"When she came home sick from work yesterday afternoon,
my wife found me and Marcia in bed. What a shit twister
that was. I just got home from the ER. "