In order to love another human being you need to love yourself first. First some inspiration on how to love yourself although you had / have quite some challenge. Luckily there are many more great examples just like Nicholas that have found their Equanimity.
The video below shows Metta chanting by Imee Ooi. The chanting of Metta also known as Loving Kindness radiates love towards all beings.
The chanting is soothing, uplifting and a great healing for the world. May all beings be happy, live in peace and Harmony.
Practice loving yourself (and your body) with one of these (body scan) Meditations. They differ quite a lot in order for you to see what type suits you.
Option 1: 10 minute guided meditation
Option 2: 30 minute Kundalini Yoga Meditation
Option 3: 40 minute Body repair scan by Bhante BoddhidhammaBodycare Meditation MP3
Option 4: Find your own Compassion and or Loving Kindness Practice.