Star-Crossed Lovers, a term or phrase often use to describe a pair of lovers who's love/relationship are often thwarted by outside force. The phrase is astrological in origin stemming from the belief that the stars holds our fate. The pairings are often fated for doom.
There's tons of Star-Crossed Lovers throughout time and space. We've heard of them over and over. One of the most common story of star-crossed loves is Romeo & Juliet. Facing hardship, objections and death to only be together peacefully...in death. There's also the Liang Shanbo & Zhu Yingtai of Butterfly Lovers from the Asian legends which is the Chinese version of Romeo & Juliet, well...a little bit similar. There's also Mark Anthony & Cleopatra, Venus & Adonis during the Renaissance era, Paris of Troy and Helen of Sparta in The Iliad, Hero & Leander in Greek myths and so much more.