he looked at the photo of his family, and it looked like the woman in his bed was someone else, so i'm assuming his family is dead. He might be clinging to the hope that he could bring them back. did any of the heads in his zombie aquarium look like his kid or his wife?
I was looking but I didn't see the wife or daughter's heads among the other heads.
Also the woman in the bed looked like the woman who gave Andrea and Michonne the guided tour of Woodbury.