There are also different aspects of cultural shock

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There are also different aspects of cultural shock. They include cultural stress, social alienation, social class and poverty/wealth extremes, financial matters, and relationships with family. Cultural stress can be both physical and psychologically stressful. It can be stressful to prepare to move, like unpacking and settling in. It can also be stressful to have to adjust to new foods and language. People find different ways to cope with the stress, such as eating a lot or even taking drugs or drinking alcohol. These are definitely negative ways to cope with stress. Some positive ways can be things like taking up a new hobby or talking to friends and family can help. There are also physical ways to cope, like exercising and meditation. Social alienation is another aspect of cultural shock. This can include feeling lonely because you are isolated from your friends and family. This does not usually happen right away, because you are distracted with everything else and adapting to your new lifestyle. It starts to happen a couple months in, when you are less distracted and start to realize more and more that you are all alone and that you are experiencing all of these differences by yourself, so you have no one to relate to. It is also hard for you to talk to other people, because you have such different views on things such as religion and politics. This may make you feel like you have no one to talk to. To help cope with social alienation, it is important to try to become familiar with this new culture. Things like taking language or cooking classes can help with this. Social class and poverty/wealth extremes is another aspect of cultural shock. In the United States, it not unusual to have low, middle, and upper classes. However, this is not the case in most other countries. There is usually no such thing as “middle” class. People in the lower class usually believe that class is related to the amount of money you have. In the middle class, money has something to do with it but the kind of work you do has more to do with it. People in the upper class often believe that your taste and style indicate your class. Sometimes, lower class in other countries can make Americans uncomfortable. This is why there are people to help them learn the right way to deal with poverty. Financial matters are important aspect as well. Adapting to a new culture definitely involves adjusting financially. This involves cost of housing, finding a bank, using credit cards and checks, and costs of schooling for some families.
Lastly, problems with relationships and family considerations can arise. This can happen if a spouse or member of your family is having a hard time adapting to a new culture. This can affect personal relationships severely. This happens often with younger children between the ages of 3 and 5 and 14 and 16. It is often difficult for 3-5 year olds to be taken from familiar surrounds. It is also difficult for 14-16 year olds to adapt to a new lifestyle after having already

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