Culture shock is a much pertinent issue in our world nowadays, especially in light of the phenomenon of globalization. As a consequence we should address this issue as a very real one, and learn regarding strategies to cope with it. Culture shock comes from living or working for an extended period of time in conditions that are ambiguous, where you are cut off from cultural cues which are familiar, have your deepest values called to problem, and, at the same time, are expected to function normally, at full capacity (Kohls, 2001). In addressing the problem of culture shock, this solution will give the reader insight to the different phases of culture shock. This will further permit readers, not only to capture instances of culture shock, however to address them and see the process as indeed serious, and influences behavior and relationships.