The act of moving abroad is essentially a chaos of emotions attempting to follow a linear line. The start of the move is often filled with excitement and thrill but eventually, frustration and disappointment will force their way in. What you once found charming will take on the identity of annoyance, a reminder of the differences in your new place. This is called culture shock and it occurs in four stages. It happens to everyone, whether you want to admit it or not, but not everyone experiences it to the same extent.
Your best defense is understanding how culture shock manifests itself in your life. And if you start to notice culture shock snooping around, there are some ways to keep it from ruining your big move.